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The Artist's Daughter in a Blue Gown

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Milton Avery painted so many pictures of his daughter that in 1947 he was able to organize an entire exhibition entitled "My Daughter, March" around images of her. Fascinated with March from birth, Avery delighted in recording her growth and development and at the same time experimenting with...

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Inscription

Lower right: Milton Avery/1944; Reverse: "Artist's Daughter in Blue Gown" by Milton Avery

Provenance

The artist; Mr. and Mrs. John Laurent, York, Maine; sold by Mr. and Mrs. Laurent to the MFA, November 1970.

Credit Line

Emily L. Ainsley Fund

Copyright

© Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1944

Dimensions

91.44 x 50.8 cm (36 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1970.498

Medium or Technique

Oil and graphite on canvas

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