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$ 1,600

“Regal Head”

Documentation Signed
Origin United States, New York
Period 1950-1979
Materials Watercolor and oil pastel on archival paper
W. 7.75 in; H. 10.5 in; D. 1 in;
W. 19.69 cm; H. 26.67 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Condition Very good original condition
Creation Date Circa 1960
Description Dramatic mixed media painting of a regal head by the well known American artist, Josef Presser. Circa 1960. Signed lower right. Composed of watercolor and oil pastel on archival paper. In very good condition; no issues. Beautifully professionally matted and framed in a one and half black matte finished frame. Overall measurements with frame 18.25 by 16 inches.

Biography Josef Presser
Josef Presser was born in Lublin, Poland. He studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School, in Europe, and with Bryant Baker, Henry Hunt Clark, Philip Hale, and William James. He was a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Club and the New Haven Paint and Clay Club and exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. His work is in many museum collections, both here and abroad, including the Uffizi, Florence, The Whitney Museum of American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia.

Source: Frank S. Schwarz and Son, Philadelphia
Styles / Movements Contemporary, Modernism
Incollect Reference Number 346568
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