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Samuel Brecher
Yesterday's, Surrealist Horse Rider, Architectural Ruins Modernist Oil Painting

1953

$3,600

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American artist Samuel Brecher (active NY, 1897-1982) Oil on Canvas, Signed lower right ‘S. Brecher’ titled "and all our yesterdays" it depicts a Horseback rider (carousel horse?) amidst architecure ruins. Brecher was a very accomplished painter who won over forty prestigious prizes and awards during his career, and had numerous one-man exhibitions. Brecher’s works are included in many important private collections as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Walker Art Museum, the Smithsonian and the Newark Museum of Art. He is listed in Who’s Who in American Art and is a member of the Salmugundi Club* and the National Academy of Art Samuel Brecher was born in Boryslaw, Austria, a town near the Carpathian Mountains, now a part of Poland. His family came to New York in 1910, where Samuel graduated from Cooper Union* in 1921. He studied Art at the National Academy of Design* from 1921-1924, and continued studies under Charles W. Hawthorne in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Brecher was represented by several well known New York City galleries in the 1940’s and 1950’s including the Kraushaar Gallery, the ACA Gallery, the Hudson Walker Gallery and the Merrill Gallery. During his career he won over forty prestigious prizes and awards and had numerous one-man shows. Some of Brechers’s contemporary artist friends were Walt Kuhn, Reginald Marsh, Richard Haley Lever, and Raphael Soyer. You can see the influences of these artists in the style and subject matter of Brecher’s work.

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