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Prestopino, Gregorio

Container:
Box 6 of 31
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Box 31 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7449, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers
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Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers / Series 2: ARTIST'S CORRESPONDENCE. / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7449-refidd1e3450

Jacob Getlar Smith papers, 1919-1966

Creator:
Smith, Jacob Getlar, 1898-1958  Search this
Subject:
Chain, Jack  Search this
Criss, Francis  Search this
Edie, Stuart  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Gershoy, Eugenie  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin)  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Matulka, Jan  Search this
Scaravaglione, Concetta  Search this
Stone, Irving  Search this
Tamotsu, Chūzō  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Citation:
Jacob Getlar Smith papers, 1919-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Watercolor painting  Search this
Drawing -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7452
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209610
AAA_collcode_smitjaco
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209610

Clemens Kalischer papers, ca.1946-1966

Creator:
Kalischer, Clemens, 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Abate, Peter  Search this
Abe, Kongō  Search this
Abel, Cora-Beth  Search this
Adler, S. M. (Samuel M.)  Search this
Aschenbach, Paul  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Bengtz, Ture  Search this
Borowski, Wiesław  Search this
Coonhan, Ms  Search this
Cox, Jan  Search this
Cunningham, Merce  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Der Hovanesian, Garabed  Search this
Dombek, Blanche  Search this
Doubrova, Jan  Search this
Epping, Franc  Search this
Fimple, Vernon  Search this
Forst, Miles  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Gil, David  Search this
Glickman, Maurice  Search this
Granda, Julio  Search this
Grausman, Philip  Search this
Gray, Cleve  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Kilbourn, Victoria  Search this
Lieberman, Alexander  Search this
Mazur, Michael  Search this
Meštrović, Ivan  Search this
Morris, George L. K.  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Neel, Alice  Search this
Noland, Kenneth  Search this
Okubo, Miné  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Rockwell, Norman  Search this
Rosenberg, Jakob  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Torres, John  Search this
Tsʻai, Wen-ying  Search this
Voulis, Asapia  Search this
Whitecross, Iain  Search this
Wildenhain, Marguerite  Search this
Bennington College  Search this
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)  Search this
MacDowell Colony  Search this
Citation:
Clemens Kalischer papers, ca.1946-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Artist colonies -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7808
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209974
AAA_collcode_kaliclem
Theme:
Photography
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209974

Gregorio Prestopino papers, 1927-1968

Creator:
Prestopino, Gregorio, 1907-1984  Search this
Subject:
MacDowell Colony  Search this
Citation:
Gregorio Prestopino papers, 1927-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8958
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211145
AAA_collcode_presgreg
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211145

Gregorio Prestopino interview, [ca. 1968]

Creator:
Prestopino, Gregorio, 1907-1984  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Citation:
Gregorio Prestopino interview, [ca. 1968]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New Jersey -- Roosevelt -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10654
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214238
AAA_collcode_presgreg2
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214238

Prestopino, Gregorio

Collection Creator:
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967-1968
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings and born-digital records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.

The Artists' Questionanaires require permission from each artist before publishing, quoting, or reproducing. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Items created by Francis V. O'Connor: copyright held by Avis Berman. Artists' questionnaires: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from the individual artist. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Francis V. O'Connor papers
Francis V. O'Connor papers / Series 1: NCFA Library / 1.3: GSA Artists' Employment History Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ada29515-6f71-4340-a689-ef3a9c6b4398
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-oconfran-ref576

Oral history interview with Harold Rosenberg

Interviewee:
Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Office of War Information. Washington, D.C.  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Baumbach, Harold, 1903-  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Breton, André, 1896-1966  Search this
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948  Search this
Inverarity, Robert Bruce, 1909-1999  Search this
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen, 1908-1999  Search this
Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Extent:
244 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 December 17-1973 January 28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Harold Rosenberg conducted 1970 December 17-1973 January 28, by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art over nine sessions.
Rosenberg speaks on a wide variety of topics including Marxism and Communism; art criticism; teaching and the philosopy of art; how his interest in art developed over the years; getting his writings published and starting a magazine; what intrigues him about the avant-garde; when and why he started painting; action painting; the inaccuracies in art history about Avant-gardism and Surrealism; working as a mural painter for the College Art Association; moving from the WPA's art project to the writer's project, and becoming an art editor; what happened to the works of art done under the WPA after it ended; and moving to the Hamptons.
He speaks in detail on the New York art scene during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s; The Club; writing about art; politics and art; Shakespeare and literature's influence on art and vice versa; the various economic aspects of art; how the Depression affected him and the people he knew; the projects he worked on in the WPA; and working for the OWI after the WPA disbanded.
He recalls Mark Rothko, Harold Baumbach, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Peter Blume, Helen Lundberg, André Breton, Arshile Gorky, Roberto Matta, Jackson Pollock, David Smith, Lee Krasner, Fernand Léger, Joan Miró, Jim Leshay, Stuart Davis, Bruce Inverarity, Barney Newman, Mark Tobey, Gregorio Prestopino, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Harold Rosenberg (1906-1978) was a writer and educator from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hr., 4 min.
Interview transcript is not in chronological order; arrangement designated by the interviewer Paul Cummings.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Art and literature  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rosenb70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw973c587b6-e4b1-453e-9790-0420db435320
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rosenb70
Online Media:

Prestopino, Gregorio

Collection Creator:
Midtown Galleries  Search this
Container:
Reel 5415, Frame 812-816
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Midtown Galleries records, 1904-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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Midtown Galleries records
Midtown Galleries records / Series 6: Photographs / 6.1: People, A-Z and Unidentified
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e6dadd0d-f7d6-4d07-87d3-1af66d5f9f08
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-midtgall-ref4651

Oral history interview with Harold Rosenberg, 1970 December 17-1973 January 28

Interviewee:
Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Baumbach, Harold  Search this
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Blume, Peter  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Inverarity, Robert Bruce  Search this
Matta  Search this
Miró, Joan  Search this
Breton, André  Search this
Léger, Fernand  Search this
Smith, David  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Office of War Information. Washington, D.C.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Harold Rosenberg, 1970 December 17-1973 January 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Art and literature  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12896
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213056
AAA_collcode_rosenb70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213056

Oral history interview with Red Grooms, 1974 Mar. 4-18

Interviewee:
Grooms, Red, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Red Grooms, 1974 Mar. 4-18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12373
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212253
AAA_collcode_grooms74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212253

Prestopino, Gregorio

Collection Creator:
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 157, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1910-ca. 1952
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, bulk 1892 to 1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Macbeth Gallery records
Macbeth Gallery records / Series 8: Photographs / 8.3: Photographs of Artwork and Records of Paintings Sold
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c8f12fb8-903b-4fd8-aa08-c805c9f57c0e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-macbgall-ref12017

Oral history interview with Red Grooms

Interviewee:
Grooms, Red  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
92 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 Mar. 4-18
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Red Grooms conducted 1974 Mar. 4-18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Grooms speaks of his family background and growing up in Nashville; the development of his artistic ability; going briefly to the Chicago Art Institute; his New York period; the development of his artistic philosophy of rebelliousness; his Provincetown period; inspirations for some of his work; his European experiences; his hobbies and interests; filmmaking projects; the relationship between politics and art; art as communication, and responses to his work; dealers he has worked with; and future developments in his work. He recalls the painter Gregorio Prestopino.
Biographical / Historical:
Red Grooms (1937-) is a painter from New York, N.Y. Born Charles Grooms.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.grooms74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91a15dadb-e918-46af-b59f-9daaea3b06cf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grooms74
Online Media:

Black Eyed Susan

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
30 1/2 X 22 1/8 IN. (77.5 X 66.1 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1954)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4132
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2b5dd15ee-1bd3-4a8c-bcd4-2fa02db43286
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4132

Blue Jay

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache on paper
Dimensions:
30 1/2 X 22 1/8 IN. (77.5 X 56.3 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1955)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4135
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py28161a311-6523-4c84-84d6-5c8a9603df84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4135

Composer

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Gouache and ink on paper
Dimensions:
30 7/16 X 22 3/16 IN. (77.3 X 56.4 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1955)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4136
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2551402a0-efae-47e3-aaae-4fc26b215d9b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4136

Grey Wind

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 1/8 X 35 IN. (66.4 X 88.8 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1952)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4137
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py26af532e3-2309-4379-a2c8-ef9bd5fce64f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4137

Glitter #2

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 X 32 IN. (91.5 X 81.3 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1950)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4138
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py200557b8a-cceb-4cf1-913f-1c3c7729b493
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4138

The Stairway (Staircase) (recto); Man Leaning Against Car (verso)

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Ink, crayon, and pencil on paper (recto/verso)
Dimensions:
30 3/4 X 22 IN. (78.0 X 55.9 CM.)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(n.d.)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4142
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2bddca883-75e7-4284-9aba-ea5bd0a6a6e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4142

Man with Muscle

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
27 x 21 7/8 in. (68.4 x 55.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1945)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4143
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py23d8a5578-e167-4811-aa85-a66ae3378045
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4143

The Street

Artist:
Gregorio Prestopino, American, b. New York City, 1907–1984  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
30 9/16 X 22 3/8 IN. (78.0 X 56.7 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1950
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.4148
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2d2fd71b0-2b77-4243-b8d0-161f2d0bf185
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.4148

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