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Inscription

Once signed lower right: E M (monogram)

Provenance

1893, with Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier, the artist (d. 1891); 1893/05/12 (0221or 0240) Meissonier sale (Duchesne, Chevallier) Paris. By 1903 Anonymous collection [Unknown]. January 17, 1903, (0092) Anonymous sale (Beacon Art Galleries) Boston; 1903, purchased by the MFA at anonymous sale for $755 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: February 16, 1903) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 03.623 and 03.624 were acquired together for $755.

Credit Line

Abbott Lawrence Fund

Dimensions

10.5 x 8.3 cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.623

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings