C. 1940 impressionist oil on poster board by renowned American painter Anthony Thieme(New York 1888-1954). Born in Holland he studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague and in Germany. After a stay in New York he set up residence in Massachusetts and Florida. While in Rockport, MA he established the Thieme Summer School of Art which he operated from 1929 to 1943. His Rockport town and coastal scenes are considered among his best works. He is listed in all art references including Who was who In American Art. He exhibited at the Salamagundi Club, the Gloucester Art Association, the New York Water Color Club, the National Academy of Design, and many other art institutions. Also, he was a member of many art associations including the American Water Club Society, the Gloucester Society of Artists, the American Artists Professional League, and many others. His works are in numerous museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
This painting of a figure walking down a lane was done with heavy brush strokes and is very colorful, location unknown but likely European. It is in excellent condition and is signed in the lower left. The painting is housed in a slightly worn but very fine gilted frame. Measures 8” x 10” unframed and 13.25” x 15” framed.
Early 20th C. Anthony Thieme Oil Painting