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L'Escalier des Lavandieres (Stairway of the Washerwoman)

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Inscription

Lower right, on wall: H. R O B E R T / 1796

Provenance

1885, possibly Jules Burat; April 28-29, 1885, possibly Burat sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, lot 85 [see note 1]. Robert Bonnel, Paris [see note 2]. 1930, Wildenstein and Co., New York; February 14, 1930, sold by Wildenstein to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1969) NOTES: [1] "Les Laveuses," measuring 58 x 40 cm. [2] According to information provided by Wildenstein to Forsyth Wickes at the time of his purchase (February 14, 1930).

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

1796

Dimensions

60.0 x 41.9 cm (23 5/8 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2653

Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on canvas

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Europe

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