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Abstract Female Figure Painting - Zoute, 1951

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Abstract oil painting on masonite - female figure w/ beautiful bold colors ( likely Thelma - the wife of Zoute ) Leon Salter ( 1903 - 1976, North Rose NY ) aka Zoute - self taught artist painter. He was an integral part of the great modern wave / well exhibited during his lifetime. He painted from 1940-1954 - in 1954 upon the passing of his beloved wife Thelma - he never again painted. Zoute was represented by a number of NYC galleries during the 1940's and early 1950's w/ one man shows - Grand Central Galleries / Mortimer Levitt Gallery / Joseph Heller Gallery. He exhibited at Museum of Modern Art NYC / Whitney Museum NYC as well as many other prominent galleries and museum exhibitions. He was chosen to exhibit at the invitation only State University of Iowa International show alongside a very select group of the most important artists of the day - such as Braque, Klee, Picasso - 1946-1947. His work was critically acclaimed in the New York Times - calling him the best colororist of the day. More biographical information available upon request to buyer. Look at all pictures and read condition report in comment section
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 24 in (60.96 cm)Width: 18 in (45.72 cm)Depth: 0.13 in (3.31 mm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
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  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1951
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. overall very good original condition w/ no restorations.
  • Seller Location:
    Rochester, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU961138735322
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