Charming view available exclusively to residents of basements, 1856

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Gift of Mrs. Charles C. Bovey, 1924expand_more  P.8,555

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Much like a modern-day couple settling in for an evening of television viewing, this husband and wife are seated comfortably in armchairs. In these quarters, their basement window provides a perfect view of the moving feet on the sidewalk above.

Details
Title
Charming view available exclusively to residents of basements
Artist Life
1808-1879
Role
Artist
Accession Number
P.8,555
Provenance
Sarah Bernhardt, Paris (until d. 1923; her sale, part 2, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, July 23, 1923, part of 27 albums in no. 723). [Weyhe Gallery, New York, until 1924; sold 27 albums, for $600, to Bovey for MIA]; Mrs. Charles C. Bovey, Minneapolis (1924; gave 27 albums to MIA)
Catalogue Raisonne
L.D. 2815 ii
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