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Man Menacing Woman

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After reading artist Robert Henri's The Art Spirit (1923), Wheeler was determined to attend the Art Students League in New York City, where Henri had taught. There Wheeler met fellow students Robert Barell and Peter Busa, and together they became increasingly interested in native American and...

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Signed

lower left: Wheeler

Provenance

About 1943, the artist; 1992, the artist's estate. By 2002, Richard York Gallery, N.Y.; 2002, sold by the Richard York Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2002)

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

American, about 1943

Dimensions

76.2 x 63.5 cm (30 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

2002.127

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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