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Miss Mary Tunaley

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Provenance

Believed to have passed by descent from the sitter, Mary Tunaley Boott, through the Boott family, to Guy Lowell (b. 1870 - d. 1927) and his wife, Henrietta Sargent Lowell (b. 1874 - d. 1953), Brookline, MA [see note]; 1951, gift of Mrs. Guy Lowell to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 14, 1951) NOTE: Mrs. Lowell lent the painting to the MFA in 1937 and 1945. Guy Lowell's mother, Mary Wolcott Goodrich, was the daughter of Samuel Griswold Goodrich (b. 1793 - d. 1860) and his wife Mary Boott Goodrich (b. 1806 - d. 1868), the daughter of Francis and Mary Tunaley Boott.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Guy Lowell

1790–3

Dimensions

77.2 x 64.1 cm (30 3/8 x 25 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.1528

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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