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Shepherdess Leaning on her Staff

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Inscription

Lower right: J F M

Provenance

Sold by the artist to William Morris Hunt, Boston; sold by Hunt to George Gregerson, Providence, RI; bequest of Gregerson to his sister, Miss Gregerson; by 1898, sold by Miss Gregerson to Robert C. Vose Galleries, Boston [ see note 1]; 1907, sold by Vose Galleries to 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] Vose Galleries lent the painting in 1898 to the Worcester Art Museum, First Loan Exhibition, no. 151.

Credit Line

Robert Dawson Evans Collection

about 1852–53

Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 27

Dimensions

29.2 x 21.9 cm (11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3245

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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