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Poppies gives the effect of having been painted quickly and directly before the subject.
At a distance, the choppy strokes and daubs of color resolve into a luminous floral landscape.
Painted in France in 1888, this canvas is one of the earliest American responses to French Impressionism.
Mrs. McMorris (mother of the artist, Daniel McMorris, close friend of Robert Vonnoh); private collection Kansas City, Missouri; (Berry-Hill Galeries), New York, New York; purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1971.