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Tropes de Teens, (1956)

Stuart Davis, American, b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1892–1964

Oil on canvas, 45 1/4 X 60 1/4 IN. (114.8 X 153.0 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966

Accession Number: 66.1164

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Abstraction (Mid-Century)