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Ancient Astronomers

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Inscription

Lower right: E. R. M E N A R D. 1883

Provenance

Acquired from Hazelton, Philadelphia, by Henry Clay Angell (b. 1829 - d. 1911), Boston; by inheritance to his widow, Martha Bartlett Angell (b. 1833 - d. 1919), Boston; gift of Martha Bartlett Angell to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 20, 1919)

Credit Line

The Henry C. and Martha B. Angell Collection

1883

Dimensions

89.9 x 116.8 cm (35 3/8 x 46 in.)

Accession Number

19.114

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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