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Lower left: NILES SPENCER—

Provenance

The artist; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1931; with Downtown Gallery, New York; to William H. Lane Foundation, 1954; to MFA, 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation.

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

about 1924

Dimensions

40.64 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1990.447

Medium or Technique

Oil on plywood

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