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Portrait of Nancy Porter Straus

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Porter studied art history at Harvard, but was mostly self-taught as a painter. That independence may be reflected in his devotion to representational art during the decades when abstract painting was dominant. Porter painted his personal world - family, friends, and the places he lived and...

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Provenance

The artist; to Anonymous donor, 1975; to MFA, Boston, 1979

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1973

Dimensions

172.7 x 203.2 cm (68 x 80 in.)

Accession Number

1979.178

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Contemporary Art

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Paintings