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Solitude

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Inscription

Lower left: 18 RBB 79 (letters joined)

Provenance

1882, acquired from the artist's family by Clara Jessup (Mrs. Bloomfield H.) Moore (b. 1824 - d. 1899), London, for the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 25, 1882) NOTES: [1] The painting was exhibited by the artist at the Royal Academy in 1880 (no. 209). Mrs. Moore was a friend of the artist's father, the poet Robert Barrett Browning, and acquired the painting through him for the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bloomfield H. Moore

1879

Dimensions

151.1 x 235.6 cm (59 1/2 x 92 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

82.232

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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