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Monhegan Abstraction

Origin United States Virgin Islands
Period 1950-1979
Materials Casein on Paper
Dimensions
W. 29 in; H. 21.5 in;
W. 73.66 cm; H. 54.61 cm;
Condition Excellent. Beautifully framed
Creation Date c. 1955
Description Like many of his compatriots of the time, Shulman transitioned from representation to abstraction in the post-WWII period as he studied with Hans Hoffman. Yet, his work, whether or abstraction or representation, was inspired by a keen sense of place--in this case, Monhegan Island, Maine, where he returned year-after-year to paint. Shulman was well-known in the day, but he died without children and his wife died shortly thereafter, so there was no one to insure his legacy. His work can be found in the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian, the Metropolitan Museum, the Carnegie Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, the Jewish Museum, Bates College in Lewiston, Me, Vassar College, the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis College, among others.
Styles / Movements Abstract Expressionism, Modernism, Post War
Incollect Reference Number 253071
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