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Artist Edward Burra (English, 1905–1976)
Height: 146.1 cm (57.5 in.); width: 105.4 cm (41.5 in.); framed
Medium or Technique
Watercolor and graphite pencil on six sheets of paper
Not On View
Various stamps and stickers on verso of frame: red stamp: E. J. Burra; 9271 in black marker; sticker of Marlborough- Gerson, NY, "Mendicant (Boston"; sticker of MFA, Boston, T 234-1-1984; sticker of Arts Council of Great Britain, 1985, no. 90, "Destiny," owner Reid and Lefevre"; sticker of Lefevre Gallery, London; sticker of Centro Cultural / Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Lefevre Gallery (Alix Reid and Lefevre Ltd.), London; purchased by Dr. and Mrs. Colin Bowness 25 July, 1986; fractional gift of MFA, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008.
Partial gift of Colin and Una Bowness