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A Modern Magdalen

about 1888

William Merritt Chase, American, 1849–1916


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 x 15 1/2 in. (48.3 x 39.4 cm) Framed: 76.2 x 64.8 cm (30 x 25 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.7

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

The artist; Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, Ortigies & Co., March 6, 1891, lot 28; C.T. Van Santvoord (acquired at the above sale); with Sotheby Parke Bernet, Los Angeles, sale 329, February 8-9, 1982, lot 238; to Richard Manoogian (acquired at the above sale); with Joan Michelman, November 1985; with Sotheby's, New York, November 29, 2006, sold to MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from a Bequest of Susan Greene Dexter in memory of Charles and Martha Babcock Amory, Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge, and the Robert Jordan Fund