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Last Rays of Sun on a Field of Sainfoin

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Lower left: Chintreuil


By 1870 until at least 1874, Mr. Fassin, Reims [see note 1]. By 1889, Dr. Charles Goddard Weld (b. 1857 - d. 1911), Boston [see note 2]; by inheritance to his widow, Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld (d. 1922), Boston; 1922, bequest of Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 2, 1922) NOTES: [1] Mr. Fassin lent the painting back to the artist to exhibit at the 1870 Salon, and he lent it to the exhibition "Tableaux, études et dessins de Chintreuil," Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, April 25 - May 15, 1874, no. 208. [2] He first lent the painting to the MFA in 1889.

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Gift of Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld

about 1870


95.9 x 134 cm (37 3/4 x 52 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas