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Original Painting by American Artist Charles Oscar


Titled "Hypnerotomachia" , the name means 'the act of falling in love in a dream'. This amazing and rare piece was created just one year after his success with exhibiting at the Venice Biennale of 1956. Semi-abstract composition and very dream like. This painting retains the original carved and gilded Hydenryk frame and has been professionally cleaned and conserved. His work can be found in every major collection in the United States. Charles Oscar died at the age of 38. Signed bottom right 'C.Oscar'. Art [39 1/2' x 26 3/8'. Frame 45 5/8' x 32 3/4'. Book Listings: 2005 Davenport, Ray Davenport's Art Reference: The Gold Edition 2421 2005 AskART -Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson (Editor) The Artists Bluebook 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005 1999 Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor) Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975 3 Volumes 1991 Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor) ' The Annual & Biennial Exhibition Record of the Whitney Museum of Art 1974 Baur, John I H Whitney Museum of American Art Catalogue of the Collection 1972 Tomko, George Catalogue of The Roland P Murdock Collection Wichita Art Museum 1958 Goodrich, Lloyd Fulbright Painters 1956 Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel (ed) American Painting Today 1956 Kuh, Katherine American Artists Paint the City (38th Biennale/Venice 1956)


  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1957
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  • Condition Details
    Amazing condition and very beautiful.
  • Dimensions
    H 45.63 in. x W 32.75 in. x D 1 in.H 115.91 cm x W 83.19 cm x D 2.54 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
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