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Ward Nicholas Boylston

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Provenance

The artist; Alicia Darrow Boylston, Princeton, Mass., wife of the sitter, 1828; Dr. Ward Nicholas Boylston, Princeton, grandson of the sitter 1843; bequeathed to his brothers and sisters, 1870; to Mrs. Louisa Boylston (Mrs. Edwin J.) Nightingale, Providence, R.I., the surviving sister, 1887; to Estate of Mrs. Nightingale, 1895; to Mrs. Paul Webster (Barbara Boylston) Bean, her niece, 1925; to MFA, 1976, gift of Barbara Boylston Bean.

Credit Line

Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean

1819

Dimensions

55.24 x 44.77 cm (21 3/4 x 17 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.665

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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