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The Wounded Drummer Boy

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Inscription

Lower right: WMH. [monogram]

Provenance

About 1862, the artist; by 1879, Isaac Fenno (1823-1897), Boston; 1897, by descent to his wife, Almira B. Fenno, known after her remarriage as Mrs. Almira B. Fenno-Gendrot; 1918, gift of Mrs. Fenno-Gendrot to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 16, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift from the Isaac Fenno Collection

about 1862

Dimensions

35.56 x 48.89 cm (14 x 19 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.393

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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