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What Is In A Painting?


Pierre Daura


c. 1947-1953

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 19 13/16 in. (76.2 x 50.32 cm)34 3/16 x 24 in. (86.84 x 60.96 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: "What is in a painting?", in black, on back "Daura", in black, LRC and on back
Physical Description: abstracted image in pinks and turquoise with green and black; angels at top; female figures with halos at bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Martha R. Daura
Accession Number: 2002.29.20
Rights: © Martha Daura / Estate of Pierre Daura. Some rights reserved.
Artist: Pierre Daura, American (born Spain), 1896-1976
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American (born Spain), 1896-1976
Added to Site: February 28, 2009