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    Morris Graves (American, 1910-2001)
    Jardinière of Dwarfs, 1950
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    18-3/4 x 12-1/4 inches (47.6 x 31.1 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and titled along lower edge: Jardinière of Dwarfs M. Graves

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. AND MRS. HENRY AND MARY ANN GANS

    PROVENANCE:
    Mayo Hill Galleries, Inc., Wellfleet, Massachusetts;
    Willard Gallery, New York;
    Nataniel Saltonstall, Boston, Massachusetts;
    Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 14, 1970, lot 36;
    Acquired by the present owners from the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, "Contemporary Paintings in the United States," June 2-July 22, 1951;
    Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1958;
    The New Gallery, Charles Hayden Memorial Library, Boston, Massachusetts, "From the Private Collections of M.I.T. Alumni," 1961;
    Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts, "A Memorial Exhibition," November 1969.


    More information about Morris Graves, also known as Graves, Morris, .

    Condition Report*: Sheet is tabbed at corners verso; moderate overall possible toning with acid burn at top corners due to the reverse hinging showing through to recto; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 26 X 19.5 Inches
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