11 February 2009
Eugene Berman (1899-1972)
Summer Still Life
signed with initials and dated 'EB 1949' (upper center); signed with initials and dated again, inscribed and titled 'E.B. AUGUST-1949-SEPT. L.A. "SUMMER STILL-LIFE."' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
40 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. (101.9 x 76.5 cm.)
Painted in Los Angeles, August-September 1949
Knoedler & Co., New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1950.
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