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Inscription

Lower left: Sisley

Provenance

Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York [see note 1]. By about 1915, William Simes (b. about 1844 - d. 1927), Boston [see note 2]; by descent to his daughter, Olive Simes (b. 1882 - d. 1971), Boston; 1945, gift of Miss Olive Simes to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 6, 1945) NOTES: [1] See François Daulte, "Alfred Sisley: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint" (Lausanne, 1959), cat. no. 216. [2] In a letter from Olive Simes to the MFA (September 12, 1945; in MFA curatorial file), she writes of the painting that "my father, William Simes, bought it at least thirty years ago, but I do not remember where."

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Olive Simes

about 1876

Dimensions

46.5 x 61.8 cm (18 5/16 x 24 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.662

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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