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In the twenty-first century, the challenges of working in a traditional medium and choosing to master the luminous qualities of traditional oil paints have led artists to reexamine the power of painting the figure. The small scale and intimacy of Borremans' composition are pushed to a level of...

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Provenance

The artist; with Zeno X, Antwerp, Belgium; purchased by MFA, Boston, September 25, 2002

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Buddy Taub Foundation, Jill and Dennis Roach, Directors

2002

Dimensions

50 x 42 cm (19 11/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.321

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

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