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St. Peter Released from Prison

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Lower left: B. West/[ ]/1800

Provenance

1800, the artist; May 22, 23, 25, 1829, "Pictures by West sold by George Robins," London, lot 36 (as Angel Delivering St. Peter) to Henry Pierce Bone for Joseph Neeld (1789-1856), London; descended in the Neeld family; July 13, 1945, L. W. Neeld Collection Sale, Christie's, London, lot 176, to Wille; July 23, 1954, sale, Christie's, London, lot 139 to Frost and Reed, London; sold by Frost and Reed to Sotheby's; 1958, sold by Sotheby's to the Robert Frank Gallery, London; 1958, sold by the Robert Frank Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1958)

Credit Line

Ellen Kelleran Gardner Fund

1800

Dimensions

36.19 x 27.94 cm (14 1/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

58.974

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on wood panel

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