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Tire Jumping in Front of My Window

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Allan Rohan Crite studied at Boston Latin School and at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and by the mid-1930s had begun to win recognition for his lively depictions of the street life of Boston’s South End. He worked in the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project in...

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Signed

Signed and dated lower right: Crite / 1936-47

Provenance

1947, the artist. IBM Corporation, N.Y. Private collection. By 1994, Peg Alston Fine Arts, N.Y.; 1994, sold by Peg Alston Fine Arts to George and Joyce Wein, N.Y.; by 2007 consigned to the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, N.Y.; 2007, sold by the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2007)

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection

1936–47

Dimensions

Height x width: 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (59.7 x 44.5 cm)

Accession Number

2007.3

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvasboard

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