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Marguerite and William Zorach spent the winter seasons in New York City, soaking up the avant-garde ideas in the paintings and sculpture shown at Alfred Stieglitz's 291 gallery and elsewhere while seeking exhibition opportunities for their own art. The warm months were for rejuvenation; between...

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Inscription

Lower right: M. ZORACH/—1917—

Provenance

The artist; private collection, New England; with William Doyle Galleries, New York, European and American Paintings and Sculpture, November 17, 1993, lot 55; to MFA, 1993, purchase.

Credit Line

Arthur Gordon Tomkins Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1917

Dimensions

50.8 x 60.96 cm (20 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

1993.867b

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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