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Inscription

Lower left: C. T R O Y O N 1860

Provenance

1861, Prosper Crabbe, Brussels [see note 1]. 1885, A. Dreyfus [see note 2]. 1889, E. Secrétan (d. 1899); July 1, 1889, Secrétan sale, Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, lot 78. Frederick Lothrop Ames (b. 1835 - d. 1893), Boston; by descent to his daughter, Mary Ames (Mrs. Louis A.) Frothingham (b. 1867), Boston; 1924, gift Mrs. Louis A. Frothingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 17, 1924) NOTES: [1] He acquired this painting at the Salon of 1861; see Louis Soullié, "Peintures, pastels, aquarelles, dessins de Constant Troyon" (Paris, 1900), p. 158. [2] According to a note in the MFA curatorial file; the source of this information is not known.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Louis A. Frothingham

1860

Dimensions

163.8 x 130.5 cm (64 1/2 x 51 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.345

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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