Hassel Smith

American (Sturgis, Michigan, 1915 - 2007, near Warminster, Wiltshire, England)

Hello Galveston! Goodbye France!

painting | oil on canvas
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  • Hello Galveston! Goodbye France!

    Hassel Smith, Hello Galveston! Goodbye France!, 1960; oil on canvas, 68 1/8 in. x 69 1/4 in. (173.04 cm x 175.9 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Robert Meyerhoff; © Estate of Hassel Smith

68 1/8 in. x 69 1/4 in. (173.04 cm x 175.9 cm)
Acquired 1983
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Robert Meyerhoff
© Estate of Hassel Smith


pink, abstract, red, blue, black

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