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Portrait of a Woman

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Until 1909, by descent within the family of the sitter, France (original commission); 1909, from the family of the sitter to Wildenstein and Co., Paris. Private collection, Paris; from private collection to Wildenstein; 1936, sold by Wildenstein to George Holden Tinkham, Washington, DC [see note 1]; 1943, gift of Tinkham to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 14, 1943) NOTES: [1] according to letter of December 30, 1936 from Wildenstein, Paris, to Timkham in curatorial file. Mr. Tinkham was a member of Congress.

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Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham


71.8 x 58.4 cm (28 1/4 x 23 in.)

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Oil on canvas