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That Red One

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In the late 1930s, after nearly two decades of makeshift living, first on a houseboat, then in ramshackle farmhouses, and finally even in a former roller-skating rink, Arthur Dove and his wife, Helen Torr [1998.15], moved again, this time to an abandoned post office in Centerport, Long Island....

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Inscription

Lower center: Dove

Provenance

1944, the artist. By 1949, with Downtown Gallery, New York; 1957, sold by the Downtown Gallery to the William H. Lane Foundation; 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1990)

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

Copyright

© Estate of Arthur G. Dove

1944

Dimensions

68.58 x 91.44 cm (27 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

1990.408

Medium or Technique

Oil and wax on canvas

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