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Sheep Grazing in an Open Field

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Inscription

Lower left: A Mauve

Provenance

Possibly with W. J. Loggen and Zoon, Amsterdam [see note 1]. By 1909, Robert Dawson Evans (b. 1843 - d. 1909), Boston; 1909, by inheritance to Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans (Maria Antoinette Hunt) (b. 1845 - d. 1917), Boston; 1917, bequest of Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans to the MFA. (Accession date: November 1, 1917) Notes: [1] According to information in the curatorial file, the Evans acquired a painting by Anton Mauve, which was from W.J. Loggen & Zoon in Amsterdam.

Credit Line

Robert Dawson Evans Collection

Dimensions

55.2 x 66 cm (21 3/4 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

17.3238

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

Classifications

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