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Young Woman with Flowers in Her Hair

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Provenance

Until 1873, M. Bacqua, Nantes, France; February 18, 1873, Bacqua sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 23 [see note 1]. Baron Nathaniel von Rothschild (b. 1836 - d. 1905), Vienna. Château La Jontenir, Charente, France (?) [see note 2]. 1936, Wildenstein and Co., New York [see note 2]; November 13, 1945, sold by Wildenstein to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1969) NOTES: [1] As "Portrait de la femme de l'artiste." [2] See "Masterpieces in the Art Market, Part I, the Old Masters," Art News, vol. 35, no. 11 (December 19, 1936).

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Dimensions

Overall: 56.8 x 46cm (22 3/8 x 18 1/8in.) Framed: 73 x 63.8 x 6.4 cm (28 3/4 x 25 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2637

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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