FAIRFIELD PORTER (1907-1975)
FAIRFIELD PORTER (1907-1975)
FAIRFIELD PORTER (1907-1975)
FAIRFIELD PORTER (1907-1975)
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FAIRFIELD PORTER (1907-1975)

Still Life with Giotto's Magdalene

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FAIRFIELD PORTER (1907-1975)
Still Life with Giotto's Magdalene
signed and dated 'Fairfield Porter 66' (lower right)—signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on masonite
18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.6 cm.)
Painted in 1966.
Provenance
The artist.
By descent to the present owners.
Literature
J. Ludman, "Checklist of the Paintings by Fairfield Porter," Fairfield Porter: An American Classic, New York, 1992, p. 297.
J. Ludman, R. Downes, W. Agee, J.T. Spike, Fairfield Porter: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels, New York, 2001, p. 227, no. L568, illustrated.
Exhibited
Stonington, Maine, Stonington Art Gallery, June-September 1968.

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Lot Essay

While staying on Spruce Head Island, Maine, Porter painted the present work from life based on his own arrangement of a binocular case, vase of flowers and a reproduction of a version of Giotto's Magdalene.

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