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Portrait of a Man in a Blue Coat

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Provenance

Samson Fox, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. Vicars Brotheres, London, England. Arthur Ackerman and Son, London, England. By 1929, George Black Nixon (d. 1929), Boston, MA; 1929, bequeathed (as "Charles James Fox") by George Nixon Black to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 7, 1929)

Credit Line

Bequest of George Nixon Black

about 1790

Dimensions

76.2 x 63.5 cm (30 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

29.790

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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