Flags, Beacon Street, Boston

1918
Dodge Macknight (American, 1860–1950)


Dimensions

Sheet: 43.5 x 60.3 cm (17 1/8 x 23 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.2114

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Recto: Flags (Boston); verso: Flower Border

Inscription

Signed and dated lower left: Dodge Macknight (in red watercolor) / 1918 (in purple watercolor)/An inscription on the backing in Macknight's hand dedicated the painting to "my dear friends/Ned and Mary Holmes/with love." Unsigned.

Provenance

Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; Mary Stacey Holmes (Mrs. Edward Jackson Homes, d. 1964), Topsfield, MA; bequest to MFA, December 9, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.