Unsigned; accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, and painted circa 1950.

An atmospheric mid-century oil showing a city street scene with a view into a barber's shop  and a customer receiving a shave. A figure stands waiting outside while,
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Dorothy Rossen Greenberg
Shave and a Haircut, Two Bits

Circa 1950

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Unsigned; accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, and painted circa 1950. An atmospheric mid-century oil showing a city street scene with a view into a barber's shop and a customer receiving a shave. A figure stands waiting outside while, above, a woman tends to her window garden. Painted by Dorothy Rossen Greenberg (American, 20th century) circa 1945. Rossen was a member of the National Association of Women Artists and exhibited with them from 1947 to 1953. Her exhibited works at the NAWA for those years were: 1947: The Hen House (watercolor); Casey (oil) 1948: Peasant Venus (sculpture) 1949: Dancer (watercolor) 1950: Baby (sculpture) 1951: Staten Island (watercolor) 1952: The Dance (oil) 1953: Child (sculpture) In 1947, Rossen was awarded first prize in sculpture at the Village Art Center. Winner of the Chi Omega prize in composition, Rossen also exhibited at the Montclair Art Museum where she was awarded an honorable mention in 1952. She also held numerous one-man shows in the late 1940's including at the 44th Street Gallery. Accompanied by a first-edition copy of "Siege Hero" by Dorothy Rossen Greenberg, published by Reilly Lee & Co., 1965.

Details

  • Artist
    Dorothy Rossen Greenberg (1915 - 2005, American)
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1950
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    minor restoration, minor losses, minor edge-rubbing; unframed
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 18.5 in. x W 14.5 in. x D .13 in.H 46.99 cm x W 36.83 cm x D 3.31 mm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU344154002
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