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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

Signed

Wm.M. Chase, I.I.

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