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Son of a prosperous wine merchant, Dubuffet studied art in Paris, but left school after a mere six months. He had grown skeptical of the artist's special status in society, and abandoned painting in 1924 to work first in a factory and then in his father's wine business. After ten years, he...

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Provenance

The artist; with Pace Gallery, New York; to Charlotte F. and Irving W. Rabb, Cambridge, MA, 1976; to MFA, Boston, 1989

Credit Line

Gift of Charlotte and Irving Rabb

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

1973

Dimensions

86.4 x 58.4 x 33.0 cm (34 x 23 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

1989.818

Medium or Technique

Epoxy, polyurethane and paint

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture