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Who is often seen as America's first abstract painter?

Arthur Dove

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Where was Dove born?

New York

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Where did Dove study?

At Cornell University

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What did Dove work as in New York between 1903 and 1907?

As illustrator

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When did Dove live in Europe?

From 1907 to 1909

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Whose avant-garde paintings was Dove interested in while in Paris?

Henri Matisse

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When was Dove's first group exhibition?

In 1910 hosted by Stieglitz

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When was Dove's first solo exhibition?

In 1912

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Who did Dove live with after separating from his first wife in 1921?

Helen Torr

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When were Helen Torr and Dove married?

In 1924 after Dove's first wife died

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Who supported Dove during his mature period?

Patron and collector Duncan Phillips

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What is Nature Symbolized No. 2 on?

A small oil paste drawing on paper

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What colors did Dove use in Nature Symbolized?

Gold, brown, black, blues and green

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What do the floating black objects in Nature Symbolized No.2 bring to mind?

A bass cleft symbol to germinating seeds

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What year was Nature Symbolized No. 2?

1911

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Where did Helen Torr ad Arthur Dove live?

In Geneva and Long Island, New York