User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pair of Great Danes


Signed and dated on base: "Anna V. Hyatt / Auvers-sur-Oise 1907"


By the 1950s, owned in Vermont (possibly by Mr and Mrs. Frank Hatch of Hartland, Vermont); about 1960, acquired by Stephen H. Farley of Chelmsford, Massachusetts; February 1, 2013, American & European Works of Art Sale, Skinner Auctions, Boston, lot 551, sold to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund, Frederick Brown Fund, Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation, Marshall H. Gould Fund, Mary E. Moore Gift, Otis Norcross Fund, In Memory of John F. Paramino, Boston Sculptor, Robert M. Rosenberg Family Fund, and Mary L. Smith Fund


Object Place

Auvers-sur-Oise, France


Overall ((A) Dog with two front paws hanging over front of base. ): 68.6 x 47.3 x 134.6 cm (27 x 18 5/8 x 53 in.) Weight: 261 lb. (118.39 kg) Height x width ((B) Dog with proper left paw bent inward/ right paw over hanging): 10 5/8 x 7 3/16 in., 134.6 cm, 110.68 kg (27 x 18.3 cm, 53 in., 244 lb.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze with green patina