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From the late 1930s through the 1960s, Emil Kosa was a nationally-recognized watercolorist, a notable Southern California landscape painter, and a special-effects artist for Twentieth Century Fox, where he won an Oscar for his work on "Cleopatra" in 1964. In 1951, he was elected a...

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Lower right: E J Kosa Jr

Provenance

By 1942, with Vose Galleries, Boston; 1942, sold by Vose Galleries to the MFA for $500. (Accession Date: March 13, 1941)

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

1941

Dimensions

76.52 x 101.92 cm (30 1/8 x 40 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

42.687

Medium or Technique

Oil and egg tempera on canvas

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