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Combat between Carnival and Lent

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Provenance

Asgille Colville. Baron Auchterlonie, near Oxford. Col. A.A. Moller, London; February 28, 1946, sold by Moller at Robinson & Foster, London, lot 124, and bought by Frank Sabin, London; by 1949, with David M. Koetser, New York [see note 1]; 1949, sold by Sabin (and Koetser?) to the MFA for $34,000. (Accession Date: March 10, 1949) NOTES: [1] according to letter of March 1, 1949 from David M. Koetser, New York, to Hans Swarzenski of the MFA in curatorial file, Mr. Sabin is referred to as a "co-owner."

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund, Abbott Lawrence Fund, Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund, William Wilkins Warren Fund, and Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection

Dimensions

36.5 x 63.5 cm (14 3/8 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

49.82

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Europe

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