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Young William Dehon

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Inscription

Lower left: J. Coles 1809

Provenance

The artist; to the Dehon family; descended in the family to Mrs. J. Gardner Coolidge, great-grandniece of the sitter; to MFA, 1978, gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Gardner Coolidge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Gardner Coolidge

1809

Dimensions

129.54 x 100.33 cm (51 x 39 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.298

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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