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Dead Birds and Hunting Equipment in a Landscape

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Inscription

The initials JW [joined] that appeared at lower right were deemed false and removed during the 1978 cleaning of the painting.

Provenance

By 1901, Helen Bigelow (Mrs. Daniel) Merriman (b. 1844 - d. 1933), Boston [see note 1]; by descent to her daughter-in-law, Dorothea Foote (Mrs. Roger) Merriman (b. 1880 - d. 1970), Cambridge, MA; 1941, gift of Mrs. Merriman to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 13, 1941) NOTES: [1] Mrs. Merriman lent this painting to the Worcester Art Museum in 1901. It was formerly attributed to Snyders.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Roger Merriman

Dimensions

97.8 x 83.8 cm (38 1/2 x 33 in.)

Accession Number

41.744

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

Classifications

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