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George Constant

Contemporary Art

MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATES 1961-1962
DIMENSIONS 62 × 40 in. (157.5 × 101.6 cm) frame (strip frame): 62 3/4 × 40 3/4 × 2 in. (159.4 × 103.5 × 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Lower right: "G. Constant" ; signed verso several times
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION George Constant (American, 1892-1978). Equation, 1961-1962. Oil on canvas, 62 × 40 in. (157.5 × 101.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 70.173. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 70.173_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 70.173_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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RIGHTS STATEMENT © Estate of George Constant
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