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Back Gardens from Houghton Place

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A view through bare trees from the window of No.2 Houghton Place where the artist lived 1912-13. It shows the garden of No. 1 Houghton Place, backing onto the garden of a house on Eversholt Street, with the gardens of a terrace in Lidlington Place on the left.

Inscription

Stamped, lower right: S.F. GORE

Provenance

1914, most probably by inheritance to Mrs. Spencer Gore, the artist's widow, Woodnesboro, Kent, England; July 26, 1931, sold by Mrs. Spencer Gore to the MFA for $10,050 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: February 4, 1932) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers RES.32.2-RES.32.18 purchased together for $10,050.

Credit Line

Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund

1913

Dimensions

61.2 x 66.4 cm (24 1/8 x 26 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.32.10

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

Classifications

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