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Les Vénitiennes (Venetian Women)

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Inscription

Lower left: Sickert

Provenance

December 8, 1906, sold by the artist to Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (stock no. 15275); January 18, 1907, sold by Bernheim-Jeune to Mrs. Sarah Choate Sears (b. 1858 - d. 1935), Boston [see note 1]; by descent from Mrs. Sears to an anonymous donor; 1938, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 11, 1938) NOTES: [1] The dates of Bernheim Jeune's acquisition and sale of this painting are taken from Wendy Baron, Sickert: Paintings and Drawings (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 295, cat. no. 213, which clarifies that Mrs. Sears bought it through a Miss Swan.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

1903–04

Dimensions

45.7 x 57.2 cm (18 x 22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.776

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

Classifications

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