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Movement—Sea or Mountain as You Will

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John Marin was one of the first American painters to be shown at Alfred Stieglitz's gallery 291, in 1909. He established his reputation as an abstract watercolorist, and Stieglitz opened almost every season at his galleries with a Marin watercolor exhibition. Unusual for a modernist, Marin's...

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Lower right: Marin 47

Provenance

The artist; with The Downtown Gallery, New York; to MFA, 1963, purchase.

Credit Line

Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1947

Dimensions

76.83 x 93.03 cm (30 1/4 x 36 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.1527

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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