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Tamara Abstraction

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After immigrating to New York City from Russia in 1928, Slobodkina became affiliated with a group of artists pursuing abstraction. She eventually married one of the leaders of the movement, Ilya Bolotowsky, whose painting hangs in the gallery, and was a founding member of American Abstract...

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Signed

signed at the lower right: Esphyr Slobodkina

Provenance

1945, the artist. By 2002, Kraushaar Galleries, Inc., N. Y.; 2002, sold by the Kraushaar Galleries to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2002)

Credit Line

A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission of the Slobodkina Foundation.

American, 1945

Dimensions

49.5 x 105.4 cm (19 1/2 x 41 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2002.126

Medium or Technique

Oil with mixed media attachments on wood board

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Americas

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