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On verso of frame in ink: "Pauline Shaw Fenno from Q. A. S. (?) 1902" plus various stickers


Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 11 June, 1875, lot 31; Emile Gavet (1830-1904); Quincy Adams Shaw (bid by Détrimont); Pauline Shaw Fenno (1902); Mrs. L. Cateret (Pauline) Fenno (1919); Sarah Fenno; Miss Lauretta A. Lelacheur, FL; acquired May 1994

Credit Line

Gift of Lauretta A. LeLacheur in memory of Sarah E. Fenno

about 1858–60

Catalogue Raisonné

Murphy 081 (related work)


Sight: 35.6 x 23.5 cm (14 x 9 1/4 in.) Framed: 66 x 53 cm (26 x 20 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black conté crayon on beige wove paper, mounted to a secondary support


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