On View: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The City and the Rise of the Modern Woman, 1900–1945
“Letting people have your paintings is like letting them wear your clothes,” said Florine Stettheimer, who was intensely private about her art. Her typically quirky mix of fantasy and reality is present in Heat—a family portrait of her mother, herself, and her three sisters gathered to celebrate her mother's birthday.
Oil on canvas
50 x 36 1/2in. (127 x 92.7cm)
frame: 56 1/2 x 43 in. (143.5 x 109.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Estate of Ettie Stettheimer
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Florine Stettheimer (American, 1871-1944). Heat, 1919. Oil on canvas, 50 x 36 1/2in. (127 x 92.7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Ettie Stettheimer, 57.125 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 57.125_SL1.jpg)
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