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Green Apples

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In an unusual twist on the common still life arrangement of fruit upon a table, Sterne relocated his subject to the floor. There, a jumble of gleaming green apples falls across a gathered cloth that rests uneasily upon checkered tiles. The legs and turned wood stretcher of a chair or small...

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Inscription

Lower left: Sterne

Provenance

The artist; Edward Jackson Holmes, by 1933; to MFA, 1941, gift of Edward Jackson Holmes.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

1924

Accession Number

41.111

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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