French, Arles - Bread Cage (Panetière), about 1750-1800

French, Arles

Bread Cage (Panetière), about 1750-1800

Walnut, 104.1 x 77.5 x 43.2 cm (41 x 30 1/2 x 17 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

F21n20

Provenance

Gift from the painter Dodge MacKnight (1860-1950) to Isabella Stewart Gardner, 23 December 1907.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 174. (as French, Arles; dated 18th century)
Karen E. Haas. "Dodge Macknight -- painting the town red and violet..." Fenway Court (1982), p. 43, fig. 4.


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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