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Best known for his major projects in mural painting and stained glass [http://www.mfa.org/search/collections?artist=john%20la%20farge&objecttype=32], particularly the interior design of Trinity Church in Boston, John La Farge also painted an important series of floral still lifes in oil in the...

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Inscription

Lower right: J. La Farge/1864

Provenance

1864, the artist. March 30-31, 1887, Noyes Auction House, Boston, lot 13. Before 1907, James Brown Case (1825-1907), Boston and Weston, Mass.; 1907, by descent to his daughters, Louisa W. Case (1862-1946) and Marian R. Case (1864-1944), Weston; 1920, gift of Misses Louise W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 26, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case

1864

Dimensions

46.99 x 35.56 cm (18 1/2 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

20.1873

Medium or Technique

Oil on gilded panel

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