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Catalog Number PAP.Green.1961.002
Title Vue des Environs de Boston
Artist Regona
Artist Vernet
Date n.d.
Description View of two individuals in the lower right; one is holding a fishing pole with a fish and another holds a bucket; multiple boats are in the harbour; a lighthouse is in the left background
Object Name Print
Material Ink; Thin Paper
Technique Etching
Dimensions H-13.3 W-16.5 cm
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Greenough
Provenance 1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough

The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.

Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Signed Name Vernet pin - grave par Regona
Signed Name Location lower left and right
Additional Inscriptions and Marks lower right, in pencil: 2
Inscription Location Below Print
Inscriptions and Marks lower left: Vernet pin;
lower center: Vue des Environs de Boston.
lower right: grave par Regona
Collection Works on Paper - Greenough Collection
People Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Notes n.d.