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Composition with Birch Bark

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George L. K. Morris's modernist credentials are impeccable: he was one of the founding members of the American Abstract Artists group in 1936, a frequent exhibitor at Albert E. Gallatin's pioneering Gallery of Living Art, and beginning in 1937, the first art critic for the progressive cultural...

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Inscription

Lower right: Morris '39; Reverse: Top/George L.K. Morris/Compo

Provenance

The artist; Downtown Gallery, New York; to William H. Lane Foundation, 1966; to MFA, 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation.

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

1939

Accession Number

1990.428

Medium or Technique

Oil, birchbark, and nails on canvas

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