29 September 2009
SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM
David Burliuk (1882-1967)
signed 'Burliuk.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, by 1945.
Gift to the present owner from the above, 1966.
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