Large Abstract Head

(The Flies)

1954
Theodore Roszak (American (born in Poland), 1907–1981)


Dimensions

Sheet: 165.1 x 110.8 cm (65 x 43 5/8 in.) Framed: 182.2 x 128.9 x 3.5 cm (71 3/4 x 50 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.197

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink with transparent and opaque watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Signed lower right in pen and black ink: Theodore Roszak
Signed verso upper right in pen and gray-brown ink: Theodore Roszak
Verso upper right: (Study / "the Flies")

Markings

On backing board -- label of Pembroke Gallery (Houston, TX)
On backing board -- label of Hirschl & Adler Galleries (New York, NY)
On backing board -- label of G. W. Einstein Co. (New York, NY)

Provenance

The artist's estate; his daughter Sara Jane Roszak (New York); G. W. Einstein Co. (New York) from whom purchased by MFA.

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund, Prints, Drawings and Photographs Curator's Discretionary Fund, Harriet Otis Cruft Fund, Helen B. Sweeney Fund, and Ellen Kelleran Gardner Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.