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Strawberry Tea Set  1912

by Childe Hassam

Around 1910 Hassam began depicting single female figures set in comfortable domestic interiors. The critic Royal Cortissoz referred to these paintings as the "window series," since the figure either sits or stands in front of or next to a window through which sunlight streams into a room. Often the window provides an unobstructed view of the city, but occasionally, as here...
36 11/16 x 37 15/16 in. (93.19 x 96.36 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art