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William Zorach (1887-1966)

Artist:
George Biddle (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1885–1973 Croton-on-Hudson, New York)
Date:
1934
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Tessim Zorach, 1968
Accession Number:
68.194
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower left, in orange paint): To my friend B.Z. / [scratched on surface] Biddle 1934
the sitter (1934–d. 1966); his son Tessim Zorach, Brooklyn (1966–68; his gift to MMA)

Lowery Stokes Sims. The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Jacksonville Art Museum. New York, 1984, p. 52, ill.



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