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Diaz was a member of the Barbizon School, a group of French landscape painters who were important precursors of the Impressionists. This flower piece, one of only a few by Diaz, is painted with his characteristic vigorous brushwork and interest in generalizing individual forms into broad areas...

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Inscription

Lower right: N. Diaz.

Provenance

Collection of Alexander Moseley (?). By 1924, Miss Ellen F. Moseley, Boston, MA, probably by inheritance from her father; 1924, bequeathed by Ellen F. Moseley through Margaret LeMoyne Wentworth and Helen Freeman to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Bequest of Ellen F. Moseley

Dimensions

40 x 25.1 cm (15 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.236

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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