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Possibly by 1884, Thomas Wigglesworth (b. 1814 - d. 1906 or 1907), Boston [see note 1]; March 30, 1900, probably Wigglesworth sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, lot 34, unsold; by descent to his niece, Henrietta Goddard Wigglesworth (Mrs. W. Scott Fitz) (b. 1847 - d. 1927), Boston; by descent to her son, Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 - d. 1950), Boston; 1941, gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: March 13, 1941) NOTES: [1] Formerly attributed to Corot, this may have been lent by Thomas Wigglesworth to the Boston Art Club in 1884, according to notes in the MFA curatorial file.

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Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

about 1845


14.6 x 28 cm (5 3/4 x 11 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on paper mounted on canvas