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Pair of Great Danes

Inscription

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

Provenance

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

1907

Object Place

Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Dimensions

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

2013.61.1-2

Medium or Technique

Bronze with green patina

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture