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Provenance

Maria Cosway (b. 1759 - d. 1838), the artist's wife, Lodi (near Milan, Italy). June 1 - 2, 1896, posthumous Maria Cosway sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, lot 185 (?). London art market. Commander Gerald Barnett, London; November 17, 2004, Anonymous sale, Bonhams, London, Lot 71, to Trinity Fine Art Ltd, London; 2010, sold by Trinity Fine Art to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

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Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

Caritas: A mother and her three children, one at her breast

about 1810–15

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.5 x 14.5 cm (8 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.630

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper with stumping

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