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By John L. O'Brian

Maurice Wertheim, a graduate of Harvard university (Class of 1906), approached the accumulating of artwork with disciplined enthusiasm. even if he didn't buy a huge portray till 1956, whilst he had already grew to become fifty, inside of or 3 years he had made himself a big contender within the box. within the subsequent decade and a part he succeeded in assembling some of the most striking and centred collections of recent ecu paintings during this state. At his demise in 1950, Maurice Wertheim bequeathed his assortment to Harvard for «the profit and use of the Fogg artwork Museum.» on the grounds that 1974 the gathering has been completely put in within the museum, the place it has given excitement and guideline to varied scholars and students in addition to to many viewers. In popularity of the significance of the intense work and sculptures within the assortment, the galleries the place they're put in have been thoroughly redesigned in 1986 to supply a extra spacious and congenial surroundings during which to be noticeable.

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158-159). Theresa's "great for Singer with — has and mouth" Paris, is also the focus of two pre- 1918-1919, Sale III, no. 2) a Glove. , pp. 161-162). In one of the pictures of Alice Desgranges (L 477, Art Institute of Chicago), the singer represented backed by a trellis and framed by leaves in the upper corner, indicating that the setting concert (Chicago, 1984, the Wertheim painting is is an outdoor stage of p. 88). It is likely this is a left a cafe- finished variant on rather than a preparatory version (Edinburgh, 1979, no.

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