20 May 2010
Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)
New Hampshire Town
signed with conjoined letters 'Blüemner' (lower left)
watercolor and gouache on paperboard
11½ x 8¾ in. (29.2 x 22.5 cm.)
Painted in 1931.
Albert Rothbart, New York, gift from the above, circa 1931.
Bernard Danenberg Galleries, New York.
Private collection, circa 1970.
Private collection, by descent.
Menconi & Schoelkopf Fine Art, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2005.
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According to Jeffrey Hayes, the present work depicts Laconia, New Hampshire. A related work, Laconia, New Hampshire also dated to 1931, is in the Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection at Stetson University, Deland, Florida.
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