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Atocha

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The train station at Atocha holds a special place in Antonio López García's memory; it is through this very station that he first entered Madrid as a teenager, on his way to prepare for the entrance exams at the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Indeed, López García's depiction of...

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Provenance

The artist; with Staempfli Gallery, New York; about 1965, purchased by Melvin N. Blake (b. 1927 - d. 1999) and Frank M. Purnell (b. 1930 - d. 1994), New York; gift of the estate of Melvin Blake to MFA, Boston, January 22, 2003

Credit Line

Melvin Blake and Frank Purnell Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1964

Dimensions

37 x 41 in. (40 1/4 x 45 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. overall)

Accession Number

2003.42

Medium or Technique

Oil on wood

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Contemporary Art

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