User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Collage Nº 294


The artist; with Galería Juana Mordó, Madrid, Spain; about 1970, 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 -Label on back of frame: Galeria Juana Mordo, Villanueva 7, Madrid / ReF. 3775 / Artista Farreras / Medida 100 x 80 -Also: on back of panel: "F. Farreras / Madrid 1967 / 100 x 80" -Confirmed with Galería Juana Mordó that the work was purchased through the gallery - see correspondence in file (they also noted that what the correct title and date should be)

Credit Line

Melvin Blake and Frank Purnell Collection


Reproduced with permission.



39 3/8 x 31 1/2 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Collage with paper, paint, and matte varnish on plywood


Contemporary Art