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Venus and Cupid

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Inscription

Lower left: W Sanford Mason/1856

Provenance

The artist; with C.F. Mertz, Philadelphia; with A.F. Mondschein, New York, 1946; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1946; to MFA, 1948, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

Bequest of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815-1865

1856

Dimensions

25.4 x 30.48 cm (10 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

48.453

Medium or Technique

Oil on paperboard

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Americas

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