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Probably acquired directly from the artist by Lucy Krohg [see note 1]; until at least 1984, with her son, Guy Krohg (b. 1917), Paris [see note 2]. By 2001, Theodore Waddington Fine Arts, Ltd., exchanged by Waddington with Robert and Cheryl Fishko, Forum Gallery, New York; 2002, gift of Robert and Cheryl Fishko to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2002) NOTES: [1] Lucy Krohg, wife of the Norwegian artist Per Krohg, was Pascin's mistress. Upon his death in 1930, Pascin left his entire body of work to her and to his wife, Hermine David. Lucy Krogh opened the Galerie Lucy Krohg in Paris in 1932, and exhibited Pascin's work there.

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Gift of Robert and Cheryl Fishko


  • Jules Pascin, American (born in Bulgaria, active in France), 1885–1930

71.1 x 58.4 cm (28 x 23 in.)

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Oil on panel