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Portrait of a Whitechapel Jew

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Provenance

1915, by inheritance at the artist's death to his companion, Sophie Brzeska (d. 1925), Gloucestershire, England [see note 1]; 1927, sold from the estate of Sophie Brzeska to Harold Stanley (Jim) Ede (b. 1895 - d. 1990), Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England; 1965, sold by Ede to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1965) NOTES: [1] Gaudier-Brzeska used his oil painting Portrait of a Whitechapel Jew (MFA accession no. 65.1683.2) as the support for his plaster relief The Wrestlers (MFA accession no. 65.1683.1). The painting and relief were separated by the MFA shortly after the object was acquired.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Dimensions

91.5 x 71.1 cm (36 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

65.1683.2

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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