Oil on canvas
H. 50 9/16 in. x 38 3/4 in. (128.4 x 98.4 cm)
Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 75.41.1
This Purist painting features mathematical proportions, geometry, and simplicity. Purism represented an aesthetic return to order, structure, and classicism after World War I. Purism also reflected a fascination with machines.
You have a fascination with how things work and are always preoccupied with researching something that interests you. Tinkering with mechanical objects is a hobby of yours; but you also like repetition and dependable routines in everyday life.