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File:Cole Thomas The Voyage of Life Childhood 1842.jpg


Title The Voyage of Life: Childhood
Date 1842
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 134.3 × 195.3 cm (52.9 × 76.9 in)
Gallery 60
Accession number 1971.16.1
Object history

between 1845 and May 1846: purchased by George K. Shoenberger (1809-1892), Cincinnati, from Thomas Cole (1801-1848)
after 20 January 1892: estate of Shoenberger
1908: purchased by Ernst H. Huenefeld, Cincinnati
1908: ceded to Bethesda Hospital and Deaconess Association of Methodist Church of Cincinnati

17 May 1971: purchased by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., through Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York City
Credit line Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund
Inscriptions lower left: 1842 / T. Cole / Rome
Source/Photographer 1. or. 2. Picture taken at: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA
3. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC


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