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Salem Harbor

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Inscription

Lower left center, on sail: FHL/1853

Provenance

1853, the artist; Nathaniel Silsbee, Jr. (1804-1881), Salem, Mass.; 1881, by inheritance to his wife, Marianne C. D. Silsbee (1812-1889); descended in the Silsbee family to her great-granddaughter, Marianne M. Beach, Salem, Mass. Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; to MFA, 1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1853

Dimensions

66.36 x 106.68 cm (26 1/8 x 42 in.)

Accession Number

64.465

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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