Gabor Peterdi Modernist Oil Painting, Winter II

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This large modernist oil painting of a winterscape was painted by Hungarian American artist Gabor Peterdi (1915-2001). Peterdi was born in Pestujhely, Hungary, studied at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, the Academy Belle in Rome and the Academy Julian in Paris, and later emigrated to the United States, settling in Connecticut. He also spent time in Hawaii as a teacher at the Honolulu Academy of Art and at the Brooklyn Art School from 1948-1952 and Hunter College in New York City from 1952-1959. He then taught at Yale University School of Art from 1960-1970. Peterdi is best known for his intaglio prints and engravings, although he worked in a variety of media and themes.
Oil on canvas, signed and dated '57 lower right, as well as signed, dated 1957, and titled “Winter II” on verso stretcher, with a partial Kanegis Gallery, Newbury Street, Boston, MA label, and housed in a simple wooden frame.
Details
Creator
Gabor Peterdi (Artist)
In the Style Of
Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1957
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Excellent. Above measurements include frame. Actual painting measures 48 inches h x 72 inches w/ water staining visible on verso canvas. Minor imperfections, would benefit from light cleaning. Please contact us directly with inquiries before purchasing..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
Dimensions
49.38 in. H x 73.13 in. W x 1.13 in. D
125 cm H x 186 cm W x 3 cm D
Dealer Location
Milford, NH
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU93394999843
Address
New Hampshire Antique Co-Op
323 Elm St.
Milford NH 03055
US
(603) 331-4289
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