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Peasants in front of a House

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After a painting in the Legion of Honor, San Francisco


By 1818, possibly in the Michalon collection; March 30-April 4, 1818, sold at the Michalon sale, Hotel de Bullion, Paris [see note 1]. By 1854, George William Frederick Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle (d. 1864), Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England; 1864, by inheritance to William George Howard, 8th Earl of Carlisle, (d. 1889), Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England; 1889, by inheritance to George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle (d. 1911), Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England; by inheritance to Rosalind Frances Stanley Howard, Countess of Carlisle, (d. 1921), Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, England; May 10, 1922, sold at Carlisle sale, at Sotheby's, London, lot 88, and bought by the MFA for $2762.50. (Accession date: June 1, 1922) NOTES: [1] See E. Zafran, "French Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts," 1998, p. 52.

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Clara Bertram Kimball Fund


56.5 x 66 cm (22 1/4 x 26 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas