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By 1900, Eugène Blot, Paris; May 9, 1900 Blot sale (Chevallier) Paris [bought in, Lot 29]; May 10, 1906 Blot sale, Paris [possibly bought in, Lot 22]; Durand-Ruel, New York and Paris, [bought at Blot sale; buying in for Blot?]. Charles H. Tweed, New York [see note 1]; by 1917, by inheritance to Mrs. Charles H. Tweed, New York [see note 2]; by 1930, by descent to Harrison Tweed, New York; 1941, sold by Tweed to the MFA for $15,000. (Accession Date: October 9, 1941) NOTES: [1] according to letter of October 28, 1941 from Harrison Tweed in MFA curatorial file, his father, Charles H. Tweed, most probably purchased picture in Paris sometime shortly after 1903. [2] Mrs. Tweed first lent this picture to the MFA on November 26, 1917, loan number: 864.17.

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Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund

about 1855


58.42 x 83.82 cm (23 x 33 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas