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Motor Boat

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Arthur Dove had lived on a houseboat in the Harlem River, a yawl on Long Island Sound, and in 1938 when he painted "Motor Boat," he was residing at the northern end of Seneca Lake in Geneva, New York. Inspired by his surroundings, Arthur Dove used water as a recurring motif in his oeuvre...

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Inscription

Lower center: Dove

Provenance

The artist; with Downtown Gallery, New York; to William H. Lane Foundation, 1956; to MFA, 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation.

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

Copyright

© Estate of Arthur G. Dove

1938

Dimensions

63.5 x 88.9 cm (25 x 35 in.)

Accession Number

1990.402

Medium or Technique

Oil, wax, and resin on canvas

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