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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Franz Kline, American, 1910–1962

Portrait of Nijinsky

1942

Oil on canvas

object: 23 × 19 × 5/8 in. (58.4 × 48.3 × 1.6 cm)
framed: 28 1/8 × 24 1/8 × 1 1/2 in. (71.4 × 61.3 × 3.8 cm)
Gift of the Friday Foundation in honor of Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis
2021.12.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

The artist; Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney 1875-1942, New York and Westbury, New York; sale, Whitney Estate auction, c. 1952-3; sold to Mrs. Lawrence Lariar (Susan Meyer) 1910-1955, Freeport, New York; sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, Sale 1974, lot 591; sold to David McKee, Inc, New York; sold to Mrs. E. Ross Zogbaum 1912-2005, New York; with David McKee, Inc, New York, 1975; sold to Richard Lang 1906-1982, Seattle, Washington; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2020

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