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Soldiers in a Guardroom

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Provenance

Charles Sumner (b. 1811 - d. 1874), Boston and Washington, DC; 1874, bequeathed by Sumner to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 1874) NOTE: The remnant of a wax seal remains on the reverse of the painting, showing a scale weighing a heart, and the word "D'Amour".

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Sumner

Dimensions

36.2 x 29.2 cm (14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

74.4

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Europe

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