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Lower left: J S S; lower right: ©

Provenance

The artist; commissioned by the MFA in 1921 for $40,000 (for 25.636-25.651) and installed over library door, Huntington Avenue entrance, 1925.

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912 and Picture Fund

1922–25

Dimensions

200.66 x 111.76 cm (79 x 44 in.)

Accession Number

25.639

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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