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After a Shower, Nahant, Massachusetts  1864

by William Stanley Haseltine

In the 1860s Haseltine established his reputation with coastal scenes noted for their topographical accuracy. This painting resulted from an 1864 sketching trip to Nahant, a narrow peninsula north of Boston and exclusive summer resort. Haseltine’s interest in this locale was fostered by his familiarity with the work of Louis Agassiz (1807–1873), America’s preeminent geolog...
14 7/8 x 22 15/16 in. (37.8 x 58.3 cm)
Oil on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum