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Flying Kites, Montmartre

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In his biography of his father, Ira Glackens described William Glackens's attraction to France: "Paris was always my father's favorite city, and France his spiritual home. Everything suited him there, the food, the wine, the people in the streets and public gardens, whom he loved to...

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Lower left: W. Glackens

Provenance

The artist; purchased from the artist by Mrs. Richard E. Dwight, New York, about 1907; with Kraushaar Galleries, New York, 1938; to MFA, 1938, purchased for $1,620.

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1906

Dimensions

60.32 x 81.28 cm (23 3/4 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

38.7

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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