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Boat on the River’s Edge

Title Boat on the River’s Edge
Date: 1871
Artist:
Dimensions: overall: 13 1/2 × 23 × 3/4 in. (34.3 × 58.4 × 1.9 cm); frame: 20 1/2 × 30 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (52.1 × 76.5 × 6.4 cm)
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Credit Line: Bequest of Joan Huntley
Object Number: 2021.15.4
 
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Classification: Paintings
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Provenance:

Created France, 1871. Henry C. Gibson (1830—1891), Philadelphia; bequeathed to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1892; [Sotheby’s, New York, October 28, 1986, no. 20]; Private collection, Germany; [Christie’s, New York, May 2, 2001, no. 90]. [Thomas Colville Fine Art, Trumbull, Connecticut]. Private collection, California. [Schiller & Bodo European Paintings, New York, until 2013]; Dr. Joan Huntley, Chapel Hill, NC, 2013; bequeathed to NCMA, 2019.

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