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On the Tundra

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This minimalist sculptural form suggests a falcon perched on a rock, birds which have fascinated Puryear since his youth. Created in an edition of five, each falcon sculpture bears a slightly different color patina, relating the work to the range in color of falcons themselves. Puryear draws a...

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Provenance

The artist; with Donald Young Gallery, Chicago; to MFA, Boston, September 25, 1991

Credit Line

Curator's Grant Program of the Peter Norton Family Foundation

1986

Accession Number

1991.620

Medium or Technique

Cast iron

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture