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Afternoon Rainbow. Boston Common from Charles Street Mall. Boston, Massachusetts
Date: 1829-1834 or 1850s
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Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and selective glazing over graphite on paper laid on buff card
Dimensions: Overall: 8 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. ( 21.3 x 34.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard
Object Number: 1952.411
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Marks: signed: lower right: "G. Harvey" inscription: above picture: "Afternoon Rainbow" inscription: below picture: "Boston Common from Charles Street Mall"
Inscribed: Signed at lower right in green watercolor: "G. HARVEY"; card inscribed above in brown watercolor: "AFTERNOON RAINBOW"; below: "BOSTON COMMON from CHARLES STREET MALL."

Gallery Label:

This watercolor is one of Harvey's different epochs of the day, ca. 1830s-40s.

Provenance:

John Elliot Howard, England

Bibliography:

Olson, Roberta J. M. "George Harvey's Anglo-American atmospheric landscapes." The Magazine Antiques 174 (2008): 112-121.