Sphae

Mavis Iona Pusey American, 1928 - 2019
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About the Artwork

Sphae

no date

Mavis Iona Pusey

1928 - 2019

American

Unknown

Oil on canvas

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

Paintings

African American Art

Museum Purchase, General Art Acquisition Fund

2020.4

This work is in the public domain.

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Provenance

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

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

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"Detroit Institute of Arts adds works to Native American collection, new works by women artists," Artdaily. Accessed on [November 4, 2021]. https://artdaily.cc/news/131545/Detroit-Institute-of-Arts-adds-works-to-Native-American-collection--new-works-by-women-artists#.YYQ0NWDMKUm.

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Credit Line for Reproduction

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

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