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The Day before Parting

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Inscription

Lower left: Jozef Israels - 1862

Provenance

Possibly by 1862, from the artist to Joss Rherr von Rhude, Utrecht, Netherlands; 1875, sold by the Rhude estate to James Staats Forbes (d. 1905), London, England; 1904 or 1905, possibly sold at Forbes estate sale to A. Preyer (dealer), The Hague, Netherlands; possibly by 1905, Roland Crocker Lincoln (d. 1906 ?); 1918, possibly by inheritance to his wife Alice N. Lincoln, Stoneleigh, Forest Hills, NY; 1918, gift of Alice N. Lincoln to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 6, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice N. Lincoln

1862

Dimensions

102.5 x 126.0 cm (40 3/8 x 49 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.278

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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