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Green Sea

Artist:
Milton Avery (American, Altmar, New York 1885–1965 New York)
Date:
1954
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
42 x 60 in. (106.7 x 152.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.111
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): Milton Avery / 1954
the artist, New York (1954; sold through the Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York to MMA)

New York. Grace Borgenicht Gallery. "Milton Avery: Recent Paintings," March 29–April 17, 1954 (brochure: checklist).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist.

University of Georgia, Athens. "American Painting: The 1950s," April 19–May 10, 1967 (travelled to additional venues through 1968), no. 2.

Washington, D. C. National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution. "Milton Avery," December 12, 1969–January 30, 1970.

Brooklyn Museum. "Milton Avery," February 16–March 29, 1970.

Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts. "Milton Avery," April 23–May 31, 1970.

Bronx County Courthouse. "Paintings from the Metropolitan, Pinturas del Metropolitano," May 12–June 13, 1971, no. 24.

Moscow. State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. "Representations of America," December 15, 1977–February 15, 1978, no catalogue.

Leningrad. State Hermitage Museum. "Representations of America," March 15–May 15, 1978, no catalogue.

Minsk, Belarus. Palace of Art. "Representations of America," June 15–August 15, 1978, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tribute to a Curator: Robert Beverly Hale," November 16, 1978–March 4, 1979, extended to March 18, 1979, unnum. checklist.

New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Milton Avery," September 15–December 5, 1982, no. 80.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "14 Americans," July 16, 1990–January 2, 1991, no catalogue.

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, p. 173, ill.

James F. Pilgrim. Paintings from the Metropolitan, Pinturas del Metropolitano. Exh. cat., Bronx County Courthouse. New York, 1971, unpaginated, no. 24.



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