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Artist
French
Title
Portrait of a Mother and Child
Date
c. 1795–1798
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Canvas: 44 1/2 × 35 1/8 in. (113 × 89.2 cm) Frame: 57 × 48 1/4 × 5 in. (144.8 × 122.6 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2015.12
Classification
Painting
Provenance

Vicomte and Vicomtesse de Boissard, Paris, by 1928; by descent to their son, Vicomte de Boissard, La Chauvière, St.-Germain-des-Prés, St. Georges-sur-Loire; by inheritance to his widow, Suzanne, Vicomtesse de Boissard La Chauvière; [sold, Monaco, Sotheby’s, 14 February 1983, lot 683 (as by Vincent for 116,550 francs)]; where purchased by a consortium of dealers including Stair Sainty Matthiesen; [Stair Sainty Matthiesen, New York]; purchased by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Howard Isermann Gift, in honor of his wife, Betty Isermann, 1983 (Inv. No. 1983.264); [Sotheby’s New York, Sale N09307 “Master Paintings and Sculpture: Park II” 29 January 2015, Lot 205]; purchased by MFAH, 2015.