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FIDELIA BRIDGES
(American, 1834-1923)
WINTER BIRDSONG
ca. 1878, oil on canvas
10 x 14 in. (original gilt frame: 13 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)

Provenance: A gift of the artist to Lt. Robert Buffum of Lynn, Massachusetts, 1879; now in the collection of The Boston Art Club.


Exhibitions: Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, Massachusetts, "Winter Wonderland: Snow Scenes of New England," November 13 - December 29, 2001 (label verso)

Other Notes: A postcard from Fidelia Bridges to the original owner, Lt. Robert Buffum, accompanies this lot. The stretcher bar is inscribed Buffum. Lt. Robert Buffum, of Lynn, Massachusetts, was a 1863 recipient of the Medal of Honor.


  • Condition: Cleaned; strip lined; patch of 1/4 in. hole, upper left.


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