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Arthur Meltzer “Winter Farm Landscape” Watercolor

$ 3,200
  • Description
    Arthur Meltzer (1893 - 1989) "Winter Farm Landscape" Image size: 12 x 21 inches Framed: 32.5 x 23.5 inches watercolor on paper landscape painting with Farm houses, barns and a tractor in the deep winter snow. Mid Century Modern. Signed "Arthur Meltzer" in the lower left AVANTIQUES is dedicated to providing an exclusive curated collection of Fine Arts, Paintings, Bronzes, Asian treasures, Art Glass and Antiques. Our inventory represents time-tested investment quality items with everlasting decorative beauty. We look forward to your business and appreciate any reasonable offers. All of our curated items are vetted and guaranteed authentic and as described. Avantiques only deals in original antiques and never reproductions. We stand behind our treasures with a full money back return if the items are not as described. Arthur Meltzer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1893 - 1989) Born in 1893 to Lithuanian emigrants Louis E. and Cecelia Fineberg Meltzer in 1893, Arthur Meltzer learned the skills he would use as an adult to craft frames and furniture at an early age. He apprenticed as a young man at the Ford and McNutt Stained Glass Company, where he stayed for six years, until he enlisted in the Army to serve in World War I. After his two-year service in the Army, Meltzer traveled to Philadelphia, where he had an uncle, and in 1919 he enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He studied under Daniel Garber, Joseph T. Pearson, Jr., Hugh Breckenridge, Robert Vennoh and Arthur B. Carles. He was awarded the prestigious William E. Cresson Traveling Scholarship, and he traveled to Europe, where he painted and visited many museums throughout the continent. He met his future wife, Paulette Van Roekens, at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (now Moore School of Art and Design), where he joined the faculty in 1924 and became the head of the Fine Arts Department. They married in 1927 and settled in Trevose, Pennsylvania, where they lived together for over sixty years. Meltzer exhibited frequently at PAFA and won their Fellowship Prize in 1925. His work was exhibited, and won numerous prizes at institutions throughout the country, including the Philadelphia Sketch Club; the National Academy of Design; the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC; the Woodmere Art Gallery (now the Woodmere Art Museum); and the Phillips Mill Art Association in New Hope. His paintings vary in subject matter, ranging from painting to life drawing, to anatomy and portraiture. His painterly style reveals itself in his many still lifes as well as in his beautifully rendered landscapes of Bucks and Berks Counties and Mystic, Connecticut. Meltzer died at the age of ninety-five at Abington Memorial Hospital. Please also consider Avantique’s eclectic collection of wonderful fine art paintings with artists such as Emile Albert Gruppe, Alphonse Mucha, Alfred De Breanski, Antoine Blanchard, and Marcel Dyf. We strive to collect the highest-quality paintings in exceptional condition.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: Signed "Arthur Meltzer" in the lower left
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Paper, Hand-Painted
    Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Creation Date: 1955
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Incollect Reference #: 629761
  • Dimensions
    W. 32.5 in; H. 23.5 in; D. 2 in;
    W. 82.55 cm; H. 59.69 cm; D. 5.08 cm;
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