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Still Life with Arum Lilies and Fruit

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Wright is best known for his abstract Synchromist paintings of the second decade of the twentieth century. Having studied color theory and assimilated the bright tones of Impressionism and the works of Henri Matisse and Paul Cézanne, Wright developed Synchromism together with Morgan Russell,...

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Inscription

Upper right: S. Macdonald—Wright.;

Provenance

The artist; John T. Spaulding; to MFA, 1948, bequest of John T. Spaulding.

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding

1923

Dimensions

55.88 x 46.04 cm (22 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.575

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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