Lot 71: ARTHUR MELTZER, (AMERICAN 1893-1989), "THE ROBE OF WINTER"

Freeman's

December 4, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Philadelphia, PA, US
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Description: ARTHUR MELTZER
(american 1893-1989)
"THE ROBE OF WINTER"
Signed and dated ''Arthur Meltzer ''67'' bottom right; also with artist and title on labels verso, oil on canvas
42 1/8 x 46 1/8 in. (107 x 117.2cm)
provenance:
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio (a gift from General Edward Orton, Jr., Talfourd P. Linn, Frederick W. Schumacher, Orlando A. Miller and John R. Gobey in 1928).
Garth''s Auctions, sale of January 29-30, 2010, lot 202.
Private Collection, New Jersey.
exhibited:
National Academy of Design, New York, New York, n.d.
"125th Annual Exhibition," Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1925.
"3rd Annual Exhibition," Philadelphia Art Week Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2 - 10, 1925.
"American Paintings and Sculpture: 38th Annual Exhibition," The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1925.
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, n.d.
note:
Arthur Meltzer studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts alongside other Pennsylvania Impressionists such as Daniel Garber, and is now known as a seminal member of the New Hope School. He married fellow artist Paulette Van Roekens, and the two produced art for many decades. His skillful renderings of ethereal winter landscapes are some of his most beloved and sought after paintings. It was awarded the Fellowship Prize in 1925 from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Condition Report: Unlined; excellent original condition; the canvas retaining its heavy application of pigments.
Frame: 46 5/8 x 51 x 2 in.


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