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Still Life with Teapot, Grapes, Chestnuts, and a Pear

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Lower left: Chardin / 17 [64?]

Provenance

By 1878, M. Signol collection; April 1-3, 1878, Signol sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 45. Étienne-Edmond-Martin, Baron de Beurnonville (b. 1825 - d. 1906), Paris; May 21-22, 1883, Beurnonville sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 7, to Martin Brimmer (b. 1829 - d. 1896) and Marianne Timmins Brimmer (b. 1827 - d. 1906), Boston, for 1250 ff; 1883, gift of Martin Brimmer to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1883)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

17[64?]

Dimensions

32.1 x 40 cm (12 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

83.177

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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