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Grapes and Walnuts on a Table

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Inscription

Lower left: Sisley

Provenance

October 1, 1881, sold by the artist to Durand-Ruel, Paris [see note 1]; February 6, 1925, sold by Durand-Ruel to John Taylor Spaulding (b. 1870 - d. 1948), Boston; 1948, bequest of Spaulding to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1948) NOTES: [1] According to a November 11, 1924 letter to Spaulding from E.C. Holston, (his Durand-Ruel, New York representative), Mr. Paul Durand-Ruel (b. 1831 - d. 1932) purchased the painting about fifty years prior and kept it in his private collection throughout his life.

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding

1876

Dimensions

38.1 x 55.2 cm (15 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.601

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

Classifications

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