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Three White Tulips

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Early in his career during several trips to Europe between 1904 and 1909, Sheeler became acquainted with modernism. He was particularly astonished by the paintings by Picasso, Braque, and Cézanne he saw during a visit to Michael Stein's (avant-garde writer Gertrude Stein's brother)...

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Inscription

Lower left: Sheeler 1912

Provenance

The artist, with Downtown Gallery, New York; to Parke-Bernet, New York; to William H. Lane (1914-1995), 1953; to William H. Lane Foundation, 1953; to MFA, 1990, gift of the William H. Lane Foundation.

Credit Line

Gift of the William H. Lane Foundation

1912

Dimensions

34.92 x 26.67 cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1990.442

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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