27 September 2004
Otto Karl Knaths (1891-1971)
signed 'Karl Knaths' (lower right)--signed again, inscribed with title and 'Provincetown' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
36 x 42 in. (91.4 x 106.7 cm.)
Painted in 1952.
With Paul Rosenberg & Co, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1957.
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Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Karl Knaths: A Provincetown Modernist Reconsidered, January 19 - February 23, 1990.
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