Sam Provenzano

American (Luciusboro, Pennsylvania, 1923 - 1999, San Francisco, California)

Black Wedge, from the Wedge series

painting | acrylic on canvas
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    Sam Provenzano, Black Wedge, from the Wedge series, 1967; acrylic on canvas, 67 3/4 in. x 53 3/4 in. (172.09 cm x 136.53 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Betty and Glen Slaughter; © Estate of Sam Provenzano

67 3/4 in. x 53 3/4 in. (172.09 cm x 136.53 cm)
Acquired 1983
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Betty and Glen Slaughter
© Estate of Sam Provenzano


abstract, geometric shapes

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