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Portrait of a Man Seated beside a Table

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Provenance

Before World War I, purchased in Bath, England by a private collector; by descent from the collector to an anonymous donor; 1953, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

  • Attributed to William Verelst, Dutch (active in England), active by the period between 1732–1756
Dimensions

50.8 x 35.6 cm (20 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

53.2858

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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