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Washerwomen near a Bridge

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Lower right: 82 / E. Boudin


September 13, 1886, entered into the stock of Durand-Ruel, Paris (stock no. 1247); 1888, sold by Durand-Ruel, Paris to Durand-Ruel, New York (stock nos. 25 and 139); March 2, 1894, sold by Durand-Ruel, New York to J. Eastman Chase Gallery, Boston [see note 1]. Clara Bertram Kimball, Boston; by inheritance to her husband, David P. Kimball (d. 1923), Boston; 1923, bequest of David P. Kimball to the MFA [see note 2]. (Accession Date: November 1, 1923) NOTES: [1] This information was kindly provided by Paul-Louis Durand-Ruel of Durand-Ruel et Cie. (January 17, 2013). The painting was first entered into the gallery stock in September 1886, when it was re-purchased (with a number of other paintings) after being used as collateral for loans. The date of the gallery's original purchase of the painting is unknown. [2] In 1923 David P. Kimball bequeathed forty paintings to the MFA in memory of his wife, Clara Bertram Kimball. He noted in his will that these were "from the collection made by her and bequeathed to me."

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Bequest of David P. Kimball in memory of his wife Clara Bertram Kimball



32 x 41 cm (12 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on panel