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Scenes of Massachusetts at the MFA

  • Boston Harbor

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    Boston Harbor

    1835

    John S. Blunt, American, 1798–1835

    Dimensions

    52.07 x 71.44 cm (20 1/2 x 28 1/8 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on panel

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    47.1240

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    Americas More Info

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  • Boston Common at Twilight

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    Boston Common at Twilight

    1885–86

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    106.68 x 152.4 cm (42 x 60 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    31.952

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Murray Gallery (Amer. Impress.) - 226 More Info

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  • Sand Dunes of Essex, Massachusetts

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    Sand Dunes of Essex, Massachusetts

    1884

    William Lamb Picknell, American, 1854–1897

    Dimensions

    133.03 x 209.23 cm (52 3/8 x 82 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    85.486

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Vinik Gallery (Salon: Americans Abroad) - 233 More Info

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  • Glass Head, Manchester,...

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    Glass Head, Manchester, Massachusetts

    about 1860–80

    Sophia Towne Darrah, American, 1819–1881

    Dimensions

    66.67 x 102.23 cm (26 1/4 x 40 1/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    82.45

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  • Bridge at Ipswich

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    Bridge at Ipswich

    about 1905

    Theodore M. Wendel, American, 1859–1932

    Dimensions

    61.59 x 76.2 cm (24 1/4 x 30 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1978.179

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  • Boats in a Harbor (Gloucester ?)

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    Boats in a Harbor (Gloucester ?)

    1917

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    27.9 x 27.9cm (11 x 11in.)

    Medium

    Black crayon on white paper

    Classification

    Drawings

    Accession Number

    58.603

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  • Boston Common near the State House

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    Boston Common near the State House

    1933

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 27.6 x 26.4 cm (10 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Graphite pencil and black crayon on three pieces of white paper taped together

    Classification

    Drawings

    Accession Number

    58.607

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  • Charles River and Beacon Hill

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    Charles River and Beacon Hill

    about 1892

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    40.96 x 45.72 cm (16 1/8 x 18 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1978.178

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Murray Gallery (Amer. Impress.) - 226 More Info

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  • Old Fairbanks House, Dedham,...

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    Old Fairbanks House, Dedham, Massachusetts

    about 1884

    Childe Hassam, American, 1859–1935

    Dimensions

    56.2 x 55.88 cm (22 1/8 x 22 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on paper mounted on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    1982.386

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Bressler Gallery (Arts & Crafts Movement) - 222 More Info

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