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American
1956
Donald Oenslager (American, 1902–1975)


Dimensions

43.5 x 65.4 cm (17 1/8 x 25 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.972

Medium or Technique

Gouache and collage

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Stage set for “The Ballad of Baby Doe”, opera by John La Touche, book by Douglas Moore. (Premier July 7, 1956, The Central City Opera Association.)

Inscription

Signed l. r.: Donald Oenslager 1956

Provenance

Wright/Hepburn/Webster Gallery, New York; purchased by MFA, June 11, 1969.

Credit Line

Ellen Kelleran Gardner Fund