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Lower right: CLONNEY 1851

Provenance

The artist; with American Art Union auction, no. 279, 1852, to R. Sanford; William Gilmore Hoffman, Baltimore, Md.; with Newhouse Gallery, New York, 1942; with James Graham & Sons, New York, 1942; with Charles D. Childs, Boston, 1943; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1943; to MFA, 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1851

Dimensions

68.9 x 55.88 cm (27 1/8 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

47.1189

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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