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Sphae, no date

  • Mavis Iona Pusey, American, 1928 - 2019

Oil on canvas

  • Overall: 38 × 51 inches (96.5 × 129.5 cm)

Museum Purchase, General Art Acquisition Fund


(Anne MacDougall Einstein, New York, New York, USA)

2020-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

"Detroit Institute of Arts adds works to Native American collection, new works by women artists," Artdaily. Accessed on [November 4, 2021].

Mavis Iona Pusey, Sphae, no date, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, General Art Acquisition Fund, 2020.4.