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Portrait of a Man in his Study

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By 1918, Mrs. George A. Brackett, Minneapolis, MN; 1918, gift of Mrs. Brackett to Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts [see note 1]; July 9, 1952, sold by Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts to Victor Spark, New York. 1952, Wildenstein and Co., New York; December 8, 1952, sold by Wildenstein to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York, Newport, RI, and Boston; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1969) NOTES: [1] As "Portrait of Giovanni Paesiello: 1741-1816" by Elisabeth Louise Vigée le Brun.

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Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

about 1785


21.9 x 15.9 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

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Oil on panel