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    Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965)
    Churning Bay, 1945
    Watercolor on paper
    22 x 29-3/4 inches (55.9 x 75.6 cm) (sight)
    Signed and dated lower left: Milton Avery / 1945

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Estate of the above;
    Donald Morris Gallery, New York;
    Dr. and Mrs. Jack Birnbaum, Toronto, Canada, acquired from the above, 1979;
    Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1990.

    EXHIBITED:
    Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada, "Milton Avery: Works on Paper," March 31-April 24, 1979;
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, "Milton Avery," September 16-December 5, 1982;
    Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada, "Milton Avery: Important Watercolours," April 28-May 20, 1990.

    LITERATURE:
    Marianne Friedland Gallery, Milton Avery: Works on Paper, exhibition catalogue, Toronto, Canada, 1979, n.p., illustrated as the cover;
    G. M. Dault, "Visionary Artist Captures Reality," Toronto Star, Toronto Canada, April 21, 1979, illustrated;
    B. Haskell, Milton Avery, exhibition catalogue, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1982, p. 224;
    Marianne Friedland Gallery, Milton Avery: Important Watercolours, exhibition catalogue, Canada, 1990, n.p., illustrated.


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    Condition Report*: Sheet measures 22.5 x 31 inches and is hinged along top edge to mat; two small vertical stains on right edge and another to on left edge, possibly due to previous hinging; very faint matburn; framed under glass.   Framed Dimensions 31.75 X 39 Inches
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