Lot 7173: Philadelphia Nightscape MARTIN JACKSON Study In Blue Original Signed Vintage Oil On Board Painting Urban Landscape Guggenheim Fellow Art
November 27, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Details: This evocative Philadelphia nightscape by the noted Pennsylvania modernist Martin Jackson is entitled "Study in Blue."
Framed to approx. 14"x13", this original vintage oil on board painting is signed lower right and titled on the verso.
Jackson (1919-1986) is best known for his urban landscapes. He received his B.S. degree from Temple University and his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Tyler School of Art. While at Tyler, he studied with Maxim B. Gottlieb, Franklin Watkins, and Earl Horter. JacksonÕs painting awards include: the Tiffany Fellowship, the Guggenheim Fellowship from 1949 to 1952, the Butler Art Institute Prize, the Wallace Truman Prize, Corcoran Gallery of Art Purchase Prize, First Hallgarten Prize from the National Academy of Design, and the Emily Lowe Award The artist served as Director of the New Hope Fine Arts Workshop and was an instructor at the Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia. He has lectured in art centers throughout the Delaware Valley. JacksonÕs paintings may be found in the collections of: the Library of Congress; the American Academy of Arts and Letters; the Museum of Art in New Britain, Connecticut; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.
This piece comes to us from a notable private collection in Philadelphia.
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Condition / Notes: This painting shows beautifully with mild signs of age and handling. The vintage frame is intact with more significant wear. We identify any advance condition issues that are readily apparent during the cataloging process; no pieces were examined outside their frames/mounts, under ultraviolet light or magnification, or by a trained conservator.
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