Bianca (1836)

Name:              Bianca
Artist:            Robert W Weir
Year:              1836 
Format:            Oil on canvas
Size:              32.5x25.25
Signed?            Robt. W. Weir/West Point/1836
Location:          Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2019)
Website ID:        BIAN2
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Provenance:        The artist; possibly C. P. Custis, Boston; Charles Hamilton Carey, Baltimore; with Coleman Auction Galleries, New York; with A.F. Mondschein, New York, 1946; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1946; to MFA, 1948, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection.
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Exhibited?         BA 1841
Irene Weir Book?   
William Gerts?     
Ahrens Plate/Page? 5-8 30,50,109
References:        The Weir Family, 1820-1920 (Marian Wardle, 2011) p.32
Notes:             Based on character from “The Story of the Young Italian” from “Tales of a Traveller” by Washington Irving. This copy has no dog.

Score:             3/10