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Burr H. Nicholls : Travelling Tinker, A Street Scene in Brittany, The
Burr H. Nicholls (Travelling Tinker,  A Street Scene in Brittany, The)

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Artist: Burr H. Nicholls
Title: Travelling Tinker, A Street Scene in Brittany, The
Year: 1880
Media: Oil on canvas, 18 x 22 inches
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Weygandt, Philadelphia
Description: Signed, dated, and inscribed at lower left: “Burr H. Nicholls/Pont Aven/1880”
EXHIBITED (possibly): Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Fifty-Third Annual Exhibition (1882), as An Old House at Pont Aven (no. 237) or The Travelling Tinker, A Street Scene in Brittany (title from label on stretcher verso, which also gives price of frame--$13.00, and “Where to be sent if not sold”/[missing]“Arts Academy, Buffalo, NY” [Note: Nicholls also showed La Marchande de Choux (no. 161) at the Academy in Paintings by American Artists at Home and in Europe (Nov.1-Dec. 26, 1881)]

Sunlight Effect a painting similar in subject and handling to the one illustrated here, is in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art's collection.

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Inventory: RS 5650
  
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