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Paint Jar

1961
9 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (23.5 x 24.1 cm)

Whitney Lee Savage
American (Charleston, WV, 1928 - 1998, Tarrytown, NY)

Object Type: Painting
Medium and Support: Oil on paper mounted to composition board
Credit Line: Gift of Anne Prior Whitcomb
Accession Number: 1994.74
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Location: Not currently on view

W. Lee Savage was a painter who achieved later acclaim as a filmmaker and animator, particularly through his work on the pioneering television show Sesame Street. This atmospheric still life, done early in his artistic career, was given to MAG by the widow of its third director, Harris Prior.

[Label text from It Came From the Vault exhibition, 2013]

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Artist's signature, lower right: WLS

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:

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It Came from the Vault exhibition catalogue Entry for this artwork in the It Came from the Vault exhibition catalogue. The exhibition ran from March 17-June 9, 2013


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