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J. Alden Weir's "Delft Plate (Peaches)"
12017-04-19T16:45:32-07:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5c156235plain2017-04-20T08:43:18-07:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5cDelft Plate, or Peaches, is thought to be one of the earliest artworks bought Smith. Records show that the painting may have been bought by President Seelye from J. Alden Weir by as early as 1882.
The painting was sold in 1947, with one other Weir painting whose location is still unknown. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts bought the painting from Gimbels Department Store for $1200.
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12017-04-02T11:14:04-07:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5cGallery picture - early SCMA3This photograph shows an early installation in of Smith's art collectionmedia/gallerypic.jpgplain2017-04-19T16:43:06-07:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5c
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12017-03-08T17:31:21-08:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5cDeaccessionedSamantha Page21Works of art formally removed from the collectionstructured_gallery2017-05-05T13:14:20-07:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5c
12017-03-08T08:34:39-08:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5cJ. Alden Weir's "Delft Plate"Samantha Page51888, oil on panel, 22 1/8 x 13 5/8 in., Boston MFA 47.1289, A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund (formerly SC 1900:14-1, "thought to be purchased by Seelye", "by 1882", sold via Gimbel Brothers, New York, 1946)plain2017-05-03T17:49:22-07:00Samantha Page4d4aad3cbb232d6b14d08c9a79a502129237df5c