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The Sailors Dream

Constructivist sculptor and printmaker Sue Fuller was born in Pittsburgh. Beginning in 1932, she studied painting under Joe Jones at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. Jones taught her to paint in the American Scene style, and her watercolors in that mode won prizes. Her reorientation towards...

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Lower left in graphite pencil: IV State 1/8 Lower center in graphite pencil: The Sailors Dream Lower right in graphite pencil: Sue Fuller '44 Lower right in graphite pencil: 45.526 Verso lower right in graphite pencil: 45.526


Possibly the Bertha Schaefer Gallery, (New York, NY); Priscilla Cunningham (New York, NY); by whom given to MFA, April 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Priscilla Cunningham in honor of Sue Welsh Reed



Platemark: 22.6 x 15.1 cm (8 7/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft ground etching printed in relief


Prints and Drawings