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The White Hat

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Provenance

Thomas Dowse (b. 1772 - d. 1856), Cambridge, MA; bequeathed by Dowse to the Boston Athenaeum; 1975, sold by the Boston Athenaeum to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 10, 1976)

Credit Line

Gift of Jessie H. Wilkinson—Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund, Grant Walker Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, and Abbott Lawrence Fund

about 1780

Dimensions

Overall: 56.8 x 46.4cm (22 3/8 x 18 1/4in.) Framed: 69.9 x 59.7 x 6.4 cm (27 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1975.808

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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