Moody landscape with inventive composition—denuded trees in the immediate foreground and an ascending tree line in the middle ground.
Branchard was a truck driver in NYC and after contracting tuberculosis began painting. After a successful showing at the "Society of Independent Artists Exhibition" of 1919, he gained a reputation as a leading primitivist of the 1920-1930's showing alongside Milton Avery, Henri Rousseau, Stuart Davis, Max Weber, the Zorach's, and others.
Rabin & Krueger Gallery, Newark, NY stamp on verso. Rabin & Krueger Gallery was an important, progressive gallery and a meeting place of notable artist, such as Joseph Stella and Reginald Marsh.
Condition: Excellent. Framed in a period frame.
|Dealer||STEVEN S. POWERS|
|Origin||American - New York City|
|Artist/Maker||Emile Branchard (New York, 1881-1938)|
|Measurements||15" x 11 1/2" (sight) | 18" x 14 1/2" (frame)|
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|Contact||Steve Powers, 718-625-1715 or email@example.com|