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Provenance

1776, possibly Buonvisi collection, Lucca [see note 1]. By 1946, Mrs. Charles T. Tatman, Worcester, MA; 1947, sold by Mrs. Tatman to the MFA for $700 [see note 2]. (Accession Date: February 13, 1947) NOTES: [1] Patrizia Giusti Maccari, "Pietro Paolini: pittore lucchese, 1603-1681" (Lucca, 1987), p. 125, cat. no. 40, suggests that this is one of several paintings by Paolini included in the 1776 inventory of the Casa Buonvisi. [2] Accessioned as a work of the North Italian school.

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund

Dimensions

68.3 x 121.3 cm (26 7/8 x 47 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.118

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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