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Clement Swift
Breton Chores

1870

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Clement Nye Swift "Breton Chores" 1870 Oil on Canvas Signed and Dated Lower Right Canvas Size: approx 27 x18 inches Framed Size: approx 34 x 35 inches Provenance: Private Midwestern Collection Clement Nye Swift was born in the town of Acushnet, Massachusetts and lived their his entire life, dying there in 1918. He first aspired to be an animal painter, and traveled abroad to study the style of French painters. His work met with critical acclaim, and he exhibited in the famous Paris Salon from 1872-1881. He also wrote poetry -- in particular, verses which were published in the New Bedford Standard on August 27, 1916, featuring "The Ship that Never Will Sail" in praise of the building of the Lagoda ship model at the Whaling Museum.

Details

  • Creator
    Clement Swift
  • Creation Year
    1870
  • Dimensions
    Height: 34 in. (86.36 cm)Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Has been relined but in good condition.
  • Gallery Location
    Missouri, MO
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU74735131791

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