A Rudolf Petrik (b. 1922 -- d. 1991) geometric constructivist gouache on paper, bearing signature lower right, with additional signature and estate marking verso. A noted Viennese Secessionist and member of Vienna Seccession, founded by Gustav Klimt, etc., 1897. Studied at Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1945--1950). Listed: Davenports, Ask Art, Art Net. Exhibited: Gallery Mouffe, Paris, Oesterreichische Galerie, Neue Galerie, Linz. Newly custom matted and framed. C. 1950. 28 1/2" H X 29 " W
Robert D. Kaufmann (American, b. 1913--d. 1959) watercolor-gouache on paper, signed lower right by artist, with notations from IFA Galleries, Washington, DC. Newly custom matted & framed. C. 1950. Well listed--Davenport's, Benezit, etc. EXHIBITIONS; Whitney, MOMA, Brooklyn Museum, Guggenheim, Portland Art Museum, etc. In the abstract expressionist style of Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, etc.34 3/4 inches W x 33 inches H
Laurence Kupferman (b. 1909 -- d. 1982) "Cat in te Garden" watercolor on paper, original frame. New England very well listed artist, represented in Metropolitan Museum, NYC, The Fogg, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The British Museum, etc. ASSOCIATES; Jackson Pollack, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Hans Hofmann, etc. Married to Ruth Cobb, co-ordinating WPA projects. A more detailed VITAE of artist is available from seller. 30" W X 25" H Kupfeman's watercolors show the strong influence of Chagall.
Joel Beck (b. 1944 -- d. 1999) Mid Century abstract expressionist watercolor on paper. Listed San Francisco, CA artist: See Ask Art, Davenport's. Also well known "Underground Cartoonist--Nation's top cartoonist 1965. Custom matted and framed, c. 1950 Signed, lower right. Classic 50s imagery.. 33 1/2 in. H X 24 3/4 in. W.
Irving G. Lehman (b. 1900--d. 1982) oil/tempera painting on canvas, applied to wood. Signed and dated 1937 on reveres. Oil on artist board. Estate stamped verso. Well listed WPA artist. See Davenport's, Ask Art, Who Was Who in American Art, etc. VITA: Brooklyn, NY, Chatham, NY. Born Kiev, Russia. MEMBER;: American Abstract Artists, WPA Federal Arts Projects, etc. COLLECTIONS; Whitney Museum, NYC, National Academy, Brooklyn INFLUENCES; Kandinsky, Miro, Calder. Measures 27 and one half by 23 and one half inches framed.