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Sir William Beechey

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Provenance

Until at least 1907, by descent from the sitter to her granddaughter, Mrs. F.A. Hopkins [see note 1]. With Vose Galleries, Providence, RI and Boston. By 1935, Frederick L. Jack (from Vose Galleries?); 1935, MFA (gift of Jack). (Accession Date: April 18, 1935) NOTES: [1] See reference in W. Roberts, "Sir William Beechey R.A." (London: Duckworth and Co, 1907),189 (repr opp. 22): "by permission of Mrs. F.A. Hopkins."

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick L. Jack

Dimensions

78.1 x 63.2 cm (30 3/4 x 24 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1220

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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