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Watson and the Shark (copy after John Singleton Copley)

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Provenance

About 1797, the artist; 1845, by descent to his son, Henry Winthrop Sargent (1810-1882); 1882, by descent to his son, Winthrop Henry Sargent (1840-1916), Boston; 1916, by inheritance to his wife, Aimee Rotch Sargent; 1916, gift of Mrs. Winthrop Sargent to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 7, 1916)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Winthrop Sargent

between 1793 and 1797

Dimensions

47.62 x 60.01 cm (18 3/4 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.346

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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