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Artist
Date
1980
Period
20th century
Media
Oil on canvas
Measurements
72 x 60 inches
Classification
Subject Category
Figure
Water
Credit Line
Museum purchase with support from the Friends of the Farnsworth Collection, 2003.6
Accession No
2003.6
Context
One of Katz’s large-scale portraits, it shows his friend, the photographer and filmmaker Rudy Burckhardt (1914-1999), who with his wife Yvonne Jacquette (born 1934), bought a house in Searsmont in 1965. Done in Katz’s signature style of broadly shaped patterns of carefully modulated colors.

Featured in “Maine and American Art: Farnsworth Art Museum” with thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation and Wyeth Foundation for American Art.

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