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Artist Paolini, Pietro, 1603-1681.
Title A Young Artist at Work by Lamplight.
Date 17th century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 26 7/8 x 47 3/4 in.
68.3 x 121.3 cm.
oil on canvas.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Paolini, Pietro Luca 726-3a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (c) Possibly Buonvisi Collection, Lucca, Italy, in 1776;
(c) by 1946, Mrs. Charles T. Tatman, Worcester, Massachusetts;
(a and c) purchased from her in 1947, from the Ernest W. Longfellow Fund, for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (47.118) ($700).
Current repository Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund, 47.118, public.
Sourced updates Title and attribution: (c) A Young Artist at Work by Lamplight, by Pietro Luca Paolini.
Attribution history (d) Listed as North Italian School (17th century); (b) possibly Pier Francesco Mola, but it seems too delicate and not impressionistic enough for this artist.
Images Photograph, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston photograph 12869 Purchase Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 9/18/1947
Digital image, 9855.tif photograph March 6, 1999
Sources (a) "List of Accessions, November 15, 1946, through April 10, 1947." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 45 (June 1947): 45.
(b) Frick Art Reference Library (DMH), October 1947.
(c) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Website, March 2011.
(d) Information from Frick Art Reference Library Photoarchive.
LC subject Paolini, Pietro, 1603-1681.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Figures other than portraits: Men: With hands.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Other author Mola, Pier Francesco, 1612-1666, former attribution.
Anonymous, Italian School, North Italian, active 17th century, former attribution.
Related corporate bodies Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Paolini, Pietro Luca, 1603-1681/2.

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