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Milford Figure

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The deeply etched figure is simultaneously an anonymous modern everyman and a reference to the famous male torsos of Classical antiquity. In the 1960s, abstraction was the dominant mode for artists. Though Lester Johnson experimented with abstraction, he stood apart from his contemporaries by...

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Inscription

In graphite, l.l. Milford Figure - 1st state 4/10, l.r.: Lester Johnson

Provenance

Alfred Merola Gallery, Provincetown MA 02657 (purchased 1999)

Credit Line

Gift of David W. Murphy

Copyright

Reproduced with permission. Courtesy, Albert Merola Gallery.

1967

Catalogue Raisonné

Balla 60

Dimensions

60.5 x 45.2 cm (23 13/16 x 17 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.740

Medium or Technique

Etching

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