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Mrs. Edmund Morton Pleydell

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Mid 1760s, Anne Luttrell (Mrs. Edmund Morton Pleydell) (b. 1731 - d. 1819), Milborne St. Andrew, Dorset (original commission); by descent within the family to Col. Edmund Morton Mansel-Pleydell (b. 1850 - d. 1914), Whatcombe, Dorset; sold by Mansel-Pleydell to Arthur J. Sulley and Co., London [see note 1]; sold by Sulley to Theron J. Blakeslee Galleries, New York; 1909, sold by Blakeslee to Robert Dawson Evans (b. 1843 - d. 1909), Boston; 1909, by inheritance to his widow, Maria Antoinette Hunt (Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans) (b. 1845 - d. 1917), Boston; 1917, bequest of Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1917) NOTES: [1] According to a letter from T.J. Blakeslee to Mr. Evans (May 27, 1909).

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Robert Dawson Evans Collection

about 1765


126.4 x 104.8 cm (49 3/4 x 41 1/4 in.)

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Oil on canvas