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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.50
People
Charles Théodore Frère (Paris 1814 - 1888 Paris?)
Title
Arab Encampment at Sunset
Other Titles
Former Title: Arab Encampment at Dusk by a River
Former Title: Orientalist View Along the River
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
mid 19th Century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/312547
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
20.6 x 32.7 cm (8 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)
frame: 38.6 x 50.7 cm (15 3/16 x 19 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r. in black paint: TH. FRERE
  • inscription: on back of panel, handwritten in graphite:: Spinney
  • inscription: on back of panel, handwritten in graphite: [encircled:] 110
  • inscription: on back of panel, handwritten in graphite: R728
  • inscription: incised into back of frame: 19M28 / Carrig-Rohane Shop, Inc. / R. C. VOSE / BOSTON #5056
Provenance
Frank C. Spinney, Lynn, MA, 1928. Paul William Garber and Philip Garber, Boston, MA, Purchased at auction, 1974, Gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2006.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Paul William Garber and Philip C. Garber, Class of 1956
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.50
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Ancient to Modern, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 06/01/2013

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