Gestural Abstract Impasto Canvas of a Bather

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This canvas has a tremendous presence and is of a bather emerging from the water. It is charcoal and impasto oil applied in a very gestural manner. The palette is very muted.
It is a piece that was painted over a previous canvas , you can see the head of the first figure in the lower face / neck / chest area of this figure.
It was done by an African American female artist from Philadelphia in the 1930's-40's. It has been newly framed.
Details
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1930's-40's
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Oil Paint
charcoal on canvas
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
34.5 in. H x 21.5 in. W x 1 in. D
88 cm H x 55 cm W x 3 cm D
Dealer Location
3 Oaks, MI
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU9444752453
Address
Trilogy Antiques + Design
19 S Elm
3 Oaks MI 49128
US
(269) 281-5140
1stdibs Dealer since 2012 Located in 3 Oaks, MI
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