Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Empire State Building Mid-Century Artist Paints all 102 stories of Empire State

$ 10,000
  • Description
    While most can not even count all 102 stories of the Empire State Building, artist Alice Smith accurately paints each and every story with exacting detail and proportion. The painting was most likely done on assignment. The monolithic protagonist of the painting is more than meticulously rendered against a schematized background of midtown Manhattan. It's hard to date exactly when it was done since we do not have any other real buildings to compare it to. At street level, Alice Smith has proportionally painted in pedestrians. There are two themes to this work. Architectural exactitude and portraits of people as ants. An American flag blowing in the wind, punctuates the composition. Signed lower right Alice Smith. Framed Dimensions: 29 x 23
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Oil on Board
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: circa 1940's
    Styles / Movements: Modernism, Contemporary, Illustration
    Incollect Reference #: 487431
  • Dimensions
    W. 12.8 in; H. 18.5 in;
    W. 32.51 cm; H. 46.99 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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