26 October 2016
Jean-Frédéric Schall (Strasbourg 1752-1825 Paris)
A girl dancing with a garland of flowers
oil on panel
12 ¼ x 9 5/8 in. (31.2 x 24.5 cm.)
John Higgins, Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, by 1974 (according to a label on the reverse).
Private collection, New Hampshire, where acquired by the present owner.
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Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1974, on loan.
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