Mel Ramos

American (Sacramento, California, 1935)

Miss Grapefruit Festival

painting | oil on canvas
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  • Miss Grapefruit Festival

    Mel Ramos, Miss Grapefruit Festival, 1964; oil on canvas, 40 in. x 34 in. (101.6 cm x 86.36 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Anonymous gift; © Mel Ramos / Licensed by VAGA, New York

40 in. x 34 in. (101.6 cm x 86.36 cm)
Acquired 1970
Collection SFMOMA
Anonymous gift
© Mel Ramos / Licensed by VAGA, New York


text, women, Sunkist, citrus fruit, nudes, grapefruits, Pop art

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