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"I find something coming into the abstract work of certain Americans-particularly Georgia O'Keeffe and Helen Torr-which is emotionally very moving," wrote historian Sheldon Cheney in his 1924 Primer of Modern Art. O'Keeffe was already well known and would soon become even more famous; Torr, then...

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Provenance

The artist; to her estate, 1967; with James Graham, New York; to MFA, 1998, purchase.

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

Copyright

Courtesy the Estate of Helen Torr & James Graham and Sons, New York.

about 1925–30

Dimensions

36.19 x 25.4 cm (14 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

1998.15

Medium or Technique

Oil on composition board

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