Berkeley Street, Boston

Artist

Enrico Meneghelli (Italian 1853–after 1910)

Date

1876

Medium

Oil on panel

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (29.8 x 22.2 cm)

Description
This is the sixth painting by Meneghelli with an identifiable Boston setting to enter the Athenæum’s collection. The view is in Boston’s Back Bay, looking south on Berkeley Street from the corner of Commonwealth Avenue. The Church of the Covenant (1865–1867) and the former Museum of Natural History (1862; now Restoration Hardware) are visible at right.
Credit Line

Athenæum purchase, 2011

Object Number

UR334