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Village Road

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Inscription

Lower left: Daubigny 1861

Provenance

Possibly with George Petit, Paris [see note 1]. By 1905, Edward Brandus, New York and Paris; February 3, 1905, Brandus sale, Leonard and Co., Boston, 67 [see note 2]. 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 Daubigny, which was from Gallerie Georges Petit in Paris. 2] The painting was sold as 'The Country Road.'

Credit Line

Robert Dawson Evans Collection

1861

Dimensions

29.6 x 44.8 cm (11 5/8 x 17 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3242

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Europe

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