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Virginia A. and George Simmons

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Inscription

Lower left, on rock: B OTIS/pinxt 1844

Provenance

The artist; decended in family of the sitters to Virginia Wainwright, their granddaughter and great-niece, Allston, Mass.; to MFA, 1962, bequest of Virginia Wainwright.

Credit Line

Bequest of Virginia Wainwright

1844

Dimensions

144.78 x 100.65 cm (57 x 39 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

62.1102

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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