1 - 2 October 2009
Oscar Florianus Bluemner (American, 1867-1938)
View at Newark, New Jersey
signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'OFB N Newark May 14-24' (lower right)
pencil on paper
5 x 6¾ in. (12.7 x 17.1 cm.)
Drawn in 1924.
By descent to Robert Bluemner, New Hampshire, 1938-1968.
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