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In the winter of 1949, after a summer of travel around France with Ellsworth Kelly, Coburn settled alone in Sanary, on the Mediterranean coast in Provence, a place to which he would return on three more trips abroad [for Kelly's work see 1987.419; see also 2008.39.1-35 for more on Coburn]. ...

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Provenance

The artist; to Ellsworth Kelly, 2002; to MFA, 2003, gift of Ellsworth Kelly.

Credit Line

Gift of Ellsworth Kelly

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1949–50

Dimensions

Overall: 50.2 x 61.3 cm (19 3/4 x 24 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.630

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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