Berkeley Street, Boston
Enrico Meneghelli (Italian 1853–after 1910)Date
Oil on panelDimensions
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.
Athenæum purchase, 2011Object Number