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Landscape with Bathers

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Achillito Chiesa, Milan, Italy; by 1942, sold by Chiesa to Julius H. Weitzner, London and New York [see note 1]; 1942, exchanged with and sold by Weitzner to the MFA.. (Accession Date: June 9, 1942) NOTES: [1] according to letter of November 6, 1942 from Julius Weitzner in curatorial file, this picture was sold to him privately and not through the American Art Association sales. Weitzner also adds that Chiesa may have acquired the picture from his friend Crespi of Milan.

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Museum purchase with funds by exchange from Bequest of Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow, Bequest of Nathaniel T. Kidder, The Henry C. Angell and Martha B. Angell Collection, William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, Gift of Dr. Harold W. Dana, and funds donated by contribution


40.3 x 61.2 cm (15 7/8 x 24 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas