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The Beginning of the Fields

1973
52 x 76 1/8 in. (132.1 x 193.4 cm)

Fairfield Porter
American (Winnetka, IL, 1907 - 1975, Southampton, NY)

Object Type: Painting
Medium and Support: Oil on canvas
Credit Line: Marion Stratton Gould Fund
Accession Number: 1986.132
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Location: Not currently on view


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Ludman L834


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Artist's signature, lower right: Fairfield Porter '73

Inscription, in the stretcher: The Beginning of the Fields '73 Fairfield Porter


Provenance
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, by 1974; Sotheby's, New York, 1986; purchased by the Gallery in 1986

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Modern Art: Who, What, and Why? Materials accompanying a teacher inservice presentation at MAG Spring 2008
Seeing America Inservice Materials from a teacher in-service presentation Spring 2008
Seeing America Chapter on Fairfield Porter's The Beginning of the Fields, written by Joan Ludman.
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