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The Ill-Matched Couple (from the series Scenes of Daily Life)

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Signed

lower center: . I . M .

Marks

verso, in ink: Robert Balmanno F.S.A. London 1828 [Lugt 213]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Robet Balmanno (1780-about 1863, London); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

before 1497

Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 502; Hollstein-Koreny 502; Geisberg 404; Bartsch 171

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 x 10.9 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P2176

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