Oval Plaque with Scene of Smoking Man
Overall: 21.9 x 18.4 cm (8 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.)
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Scene of smoking gentleman, studying tankard leaning back ingreen chair holding long pipe in right hand, tankard on left knee balanced by left wrist; wearing blue/yellow hat, long purple with yellow interior robe, white chemise, green breeches; part column and drape on right; right elbow leaning on cabinet; trees in background, gilt edging small floral chain design around inside molding; gilt floral chain design outside of molding. 2 holes for hanging top, right one broken. Mark: C(?).
1968, Blumka Gallery, New York; April 11, 1968, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)
Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson