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Sam Provenzano
'San Francisco', Mid-century California Modernist Watercolor

Circa 1955

$2,850

About

A vibrant expressionist watercolor showing a view of San Francisco and the bay contrasted against a semi-abstracted colorist background. Signed lower right, 'Provenzano' for Sam Provenzano (American, 1923-1999) and painted circa 1955. A graduate of Syracuse University, with studies completed at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Provenzano studied with Sol LeWitt, Umberta Romano, Jean Charlot, and Ricardo Martinez. A notable teacher, Provenzano ran his own art school and was also the Director of the Art Department at San Francisco's Town School. He exhibited widely and with success and was the recipient of numerous prizes and juried awards including from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the de Young Museum, the Legion of Honor, the Whitney Museum of Modern Art, and the Huntington Museum. His work is held in the permanent collections of numerous national museums including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (FAMSF), the de Young Museum, Oakland Museum, Rochester Museum Memorial Art Gallery, Museo Italo-Americano, the University Art Museum at Berkeley and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento.

Details

  • Creator
    Sam Provenzano
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1955
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)Width: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    age-toning; unframed.
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3442119533

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