Arthur Dove American

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Dove spent much of his artistic career either living on a boat (in warm weather) or living near water (in winter). As in works by his friend Georgia O'Keeffe, the subject of this painting is seen close-up and enlarged, forcing the viewer to concentrate on the abstract qualities of a familiar object.

Fishboat, Arthur Dove (American, Canandaigua, New York 1880–1946 Huntington, New York), Oil on paperboard nailed to wood strainer

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