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On the Open Sea-- The Transatlantic Steamship "Péreire"

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Inscription

Lower left: Henry Bacon 1877

Provenance

The artist; Mrs. Edward Livingston Davis; to MFA, 1912, gift of Mrs. Edward Livingston Davis.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Livingston Davis

On Shipboard

1877

Dimensions

50.16 x 73.98 cm (19 3/4 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.1692

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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