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Portrait of a Woman

Provenance

Lansdowne Collection [according to a label on the back of the painting, identified as "Miss Fanny Dwight" by Copley]. By about 1870, in an anonymous collection. 1870, sold in an anonymous sale, Boston, MA, and purchased by Charles and Martha Babcock Amory, Boston, MA [probably still identified as Copley painting]; by 1925, by inheritance to Susan Greene Dexter, Boston, MA; 1925, bequeathed by Susan Greene Dexter to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 24, 1925)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Greene Dexter in memory of Charles and Martha Babcock Amory

Accession Number

25.102

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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