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Tin Lizzie Green

In this early painting Olitski used rollers (note the lines of accumulated paint and the "squeegeed" look of the bottom edge of the green) and perhaps some brushing to create layers of paint on the bare canvas, achieving different densities of paint and a range of color intensities. Olitski...

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Provenance

The artist; with André Emmerich, New York; to MFA, Boston, 1977.

Credit Line

Purchased with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts

Copyright

© VAGA, New York, NY

1964

Accession Number

1977.617

Medium or Technique

Alkyd and oil/wax crayon on canvas

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Contemporary Art

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