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Afternoon Rainbow. Boston Common from Charles Street Mall. Boston, Massachusetts

Afternoon Rainbow. Boston Common from Charles Street Mall. Boston, Massachusetts
Title
Afternoon Rainbow. Boston Common from Charles Street Mall. Boston, Massachusetts
Date 
1829-34 or 1850s
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 )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard
Object Number 
1952.411
Marks 
signed: lower right: "G. Harvey" inscription: above picture: "Afternoon Rainbow" inscription: below picture: "Boston Common from Charles Street Mall"
Inscriptions 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group