This painting is too vibrant and moving to simply be called a "still life"! The style of the artist is different; muted colors in a lovely vase belie the fluid life exuded.
This Wonderful Original Oil Painting is by Well Listed Florida Artist, Sidney Laufman (1891-1985).
This is Oil on Artists Board.
On the Back there is an Original Paper Gallery Label from the Prestigious Rudolf Galleries of New York and Miami. The Piece is Mounted in a Wooden Gilt Frame.
Sidney Laufman was born in 1891 in Cleveland, Ohio. A Woodstock painter and National Academy Artist, Laufman studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and at The Art Students League under Robert Henri. Laufman was a prolific painter and exhibited widely, winning the Logan Prize twice and the first Altman prize at the National Gallery of Design. He exhibited at the Corcoran 10 times alone. In the 1920 s and early thirties, Laufman and his wife lived in Paris, returning frequently to New York to arrange work in exhibitions. He first began spending the winters in Sarasota, Florida before he moved there permanently from 1975 until his death in 1985. His work is in the collections of the Art Students League, Art Institute of Chicago, Cleveland Museum of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Minneapolis Art Institute, Museum of Modern Art, Toledo Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and others.
Signed: Sidney Laufman.
It is in Very Good Condition.
Actual Image Measures: 17-1/2" Tall and 14-5/8" Wide. Framed, the piece Measures: 23-7/8" Tall and 20-3/4" Wide
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