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Egg Beater #3

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In 1927, Stuart Davis secured an electric fan, a rubber glove, and an eggbeater to a table. For a year these objects were his exclusive subject matter. The resulting four paintings, known as the Egg Beater series, retain little resemblance to their source. Instead, Davis created a visual...

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Inscription

Lower right: STUART DAVIS

Provenance

1928, the artist. By 1951, with Downtown Gallery, New York; 1953, sold by the Downtown Gallery to the William H. Lane Foundation, Leominster, Mass.; 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1990)

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

Copyright

@ The Estate of Stuart Davis / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

1927–28

Dimensions

63.82 x 99.38 cm (25 1/8 x 39 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1990.391

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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