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Homer: Epic Poetry (reduction of a mural in Boston Public Library)

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Lower left: P. Puvis de Chavannes

Provenance

1896, sold by the artist to Durand-Ruel, Paris; 1897, sold by Durand-Ruel, Paris to Durand-Ruel, New York (stock no. 1671); March 12, 1897, sold by Durand-Ruel to Clara Bertram Kimball, Boston; 1923, by inheritance to her husband, David P. Kimball, Boston; 1923, bequest of David P. Kimball to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Kimball in memory of his wife Clara Bertram Kimball

about 1895

Dimensions

124.5 x 63.2 cm (49 x 24 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.506

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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