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Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)
Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)

Blue Golden, Bloomfield Barns

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Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938)
Blue Golden, Bloomfield Barns
gouache, watercolor and pencil on paper
5 ¼ x 7 in. (13.3 x 17.8 cm.)
Executed circa 1932.
Provenance
The artist.
Estate of the above.
Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York, by 1973.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lobell.
Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York.
The Farber Collection, New York, by 1989.
Christie's, New York, 19 May 2005, lot 199, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Exhibited
New York, Andrew Crispo Gallery, Pioneers of American Abstraction, October 17-November 17, 1973, no. 11, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum; Trenton, New Jersey, New Jersey State Museum, Oscar Bluemner: Landscapes of Sorrow and Joy, December 10, 1988-September 3, 1989, p. 69, pl. 101, illustrated (as Study for Blue Golden).
New York, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Oscar Bluemner: American Modernist, April 12-June 6, 1997.

Lot Essay

The present work is a study for Oscar Bluemner's oil painting Blue Golden (1932, University of Maine at Machias).

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