line drawing of man seated with his legs crossed at the knee and his hands folded in his lap; he faces to the viewer's left

© Estate of Barbara Swan

Sigmund Abeles, 1970

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Sigmund Abeles (born 1934) is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor who has pursued his long career in New York and New England. His work is figurative and he often shows his subjects in unflinching detail and sometimes awkward poses. This portrait is part of a portfolio of seven that Barbara Swan made of artist friends who worked in New England.

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Title
Sigmund Abeles
Artist Life
1922–2003
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2018.133.16.3
Provenance
John E. Andrus III, Wayzata, Minn. (until d. 2012); by descent to his daughter Catherine Andrus, Minneapolis; given to MIA, 2018.
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line drawing of man seated with his legs crossed at the knee and his hands folded in his lap; he faces to the viewer's left

© Estate of Barbara Swan

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