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Milton AVERY | Artist's wife
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Milton AVERY
United States of America 1893 – 1965
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Artist's wife 1944
oil on canvas
122.2 (h) x 81.2 (w) cm
signed and dated recto l.r., scratched into the paint, "Milton/ Avery 1944", inscribed verso u.c. to u.r., black paint ? "Artists Wife/ by Milton Avery/ 1944/ 32 x 48"
Purchased 1980
NGA 1980.2029
© Milton Avery. Licensed by ARS & VISCOPY, Australia
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Provenance
  • the artist;

  • by whom given to his wife Sally M. Avery, New York in 1944;

  • from whom bought through Thomas Gibson Fine Art Ltd, London, by the Australian National Gallery, June 1980
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