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Hands

Artist:
Jean Hélion (French, Couterne 1904–1987 Paris)
Date:
1956
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
15 x 22 in. (38.1 x 55.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of The Joseph Cantor Foundation, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.148.5
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): H.56
the artist, Paris (from 1956; sold to Cantor); Joseph Cantor, Carmel, Ind. (by 1964–d. 1981); Joseph Cantor Foundation, Indianapolis (1981–82; their gift to MMA)

New York. Gallery of Modern Art. "Paintings by Jean Hélion, 1928–1964," November 3–December 27, 1964, no. 40 (lent by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cantor, Carmel, Indiana).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Evocative Fragments," February 14–June 14, 1998, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Jean Hélion: Seven Paintings from the Museum's Collection," July–October 31, 1998, no catalogue.

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