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By 1905, Thomas Wigglesworth (b. 1814 - d. about 1906 or 1907), Boston; by descent to his niece, Jane Norton (Mrs. Henry S.) Grew (b. 1836); sold by Grew to Vose Galleries, Boston; February 21, 1905, sold by Vose Galleries to Clara Bertram Kimball, Boston [see note 1]; by inheritance to her husband, David P. Kimball (d. 1923), Boston; 1923, bequest of David P. Kimball to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1923) NOTES: [1] According to a note in the MFA curatorial file (July 17, 1941), this information was provided by Vose Galleries.

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


27 x 33.3 cm (10 5/8 x 13 1/8 in.)

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Oil on canvas