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Noontime, St. Botolph Street, Boston

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George Luks, a realist painter associated with Robert Henri and the Ashcan school, chose the crowded streets of New York City, and the urban and rural poor as his subjects. He is noted for his broadly-brushed paintings of miners, elderly women, immigrant children, and wrestlers (see 45.9). In...

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Inscription

Lower right: George Luks

Provenance

The artist; Mr. and Mrs. Quincy Adams Shaw McKean, Boston, about 1923; to MFA, 1960, purchase.

Credit Line

Emily L. Ainsley Fund

about 1923

Dimensions

76.83 x 64.13 cm (30 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.537

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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