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Apples and Spoon
  • William Theophilus Brown
    1919–2012
    born: Moline, Illinois, United States ; died: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Apples and Spoon, 1964
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 22.1 x 10.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 8 11/16 x 4 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0002
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This painting is done in the in a style indicative of the Bay Area Figurative Movement. It depicts a half of an apple and a quarter of an apple in a blue bowl. The painting is done using big splashes of color and thick, broad brushstrokes.