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Still Life with Azaleas and Apple Blossoms

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Charles Caryl Coleman’s Still Life with Azaleas and Apple Blossoms demonstrates the influence of the Aesthetic movement on American painting and decorative arts. The movement originated in Britain in the 1870s and 1880s as a reaction against the Industrial Revolution and mass production. It...

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The artist; private collection, California; by early 1980s, private collection, California; October 24, 2000, sale, Christie's, Los Angeles, lot 30; by 2001, with Vance Jordan Fine Art, Inc., New York; 2001, sold by Vance Jordan Fine Art to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2001)

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Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund, Paintings Department Special Fund, American Paintings Deaccession Fund, and Museum purchase with funds donated by William R. Elfers Fund, an anonymous donor, Mr. and Mrs. E. Lee Perry, Jeanne G. and Stokley P. Towles, Mr. Robert M. Rosenberg and Ms. Victoria DiStefano, Mr. and Mrs. John Lastavica, and Gift of Dr. Fritz B. Talbot and Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group, by exchange



180.3 x 62.9 cm (71 x 24.75 in.)

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Oil on canvas