American modernist drawing – Hudson River, NY 1909
Modernist drawing on paper depicting the Hudson River, from 150th street, New York is by German / American artist Oscar Florianus Bluemner, (1867-1938).
Oscar Bluemner was an important early American modernist artist active mainly in New York and Massachusetts. Bluemner was a prolific artist constantly sketching and considering potential subjects, often writing on the backs and fronts of sketches often noting the colors he saw.
This work, a sketch of a Hudson river scene, titled ‘Hudson, 150 st, Nov 10, ’09, 10am’ is a pencil drawing on paper and is monogrammed upper right, along with the title and date.
Housed in a gold colored frame under non-glare UV plexiglass with an acid free mat.
It measures 4.75″ x 7.25″ sight size, and 12.75″ x 14.75″ x 2″ overall, and is in excellent original condition.