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The Farm

Title The Farm
Date: 1878
Dimensions: overall: 23 1/4 × 31 × 1/2 in. (59.1 × 78.7 × 1.3 cm); frame: 31 × 38 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (78.7 × 98.4 × 7 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Joan Huntley
Object Number: 2021.15.6
Classification: Paintings

Created France, 1878. [Possibly Bulla Freres et Jouy, Paris, before 1882, as La ferme]; [Possibly Williams & Everett, Boston] [1]. [Galerie A. Dobiaschofsky, Bern, November 9, 2007, no. 422, as Landschaft mit Bauerngut] [2]. [Sotheby’s, New York, April 18, 2008, no. 246]; Dr. Joan Huntley, Chapel Hill, NC, 2008; bequeathed to NCMA, 2019. [1] Sale information from Getty Provenance Index, sale date November 2, 1882. Without dimensions or illustration, no confirmed match in either Bulla Freres or Williams & Everett collections. Closest match for the latter so far is in “Masterpieces by Distinguished Painters” (auction catalogue) (Boston: Williams & Everett, March 24, 1900), lot 23, as Farm and Landscape (26 × 32 in.). [2] Gallery label on frame back

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