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Inscription

Signed lower right in pen and black ink: Theodore Roszak Signed verso upper right in pen and gray-brown ink: Theodore Roszak Verso upper right: (Study / "the Flies")

Marks

On backing board -- label of Pembroke Gallery (Houston, TX) On backing board -- label of Hirschl & Adler Galleries (New York, NY) On backing board -- label of G. W. Einstein Co. (New York, NY)

Provenance

The artist's estate; his daughter Sara Jane Roszak (New York); G. W. Einstein Co. (New York) from whom purchased by MFA.

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund, Prints, Drawings and Photographs Curator's Discretionary Fund, Harriet Otis Cruft Fund, Helen B. Sweeney Fund, and Ellen Kelleran Gardner Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

(The Flies)

1954

Dimensions

Sheet: 165.1 x 110.8 cm (65 x 43 5/8 in.) Framed: 182.2 x 128.9 x 3.5 cm (71 3/4 x 50 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.197

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink with transparent and opaque watercolor

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