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Lot 253: 20th C. Lois Green Cohen Watercolor - American Barn

Artemis Gallery

August 18, 2022
Louisville, CO, US

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Description

Lois Green Cohen (American, b. 1919). Watercolor, mid 20th century. A beautiful landscape featuring a barn in winter by California watercolorist Lois Green Cohen. The red-roofed, white-washed barn - iconic of American vernacular architecture - anchors this composition at the lower left and is set in a tranquil landscape with a bit of snow covering a small hill to the right and leafless trees creating elegant silhouettes against the soft azure skies. A charming watercolor that captures a chapter of Americana that is sadly fading away, symbolic of the simpler life of a bygone era. Size of sight view: 14" L x 21" W (35.6 cm x 53.3 cm) Size of frame: 25.5" L x 32.5" W (64.8 cm x 82.6 cm)

Born in Chicago, Lois Green Cohen studied at Carnegie Tech (Pittsburg) with Samuel Rosenberg prior to moving to Los Angeles in 1938 where she studied at the Chouinard Art Institute and UCLA. An impressive watercolorist, Cohen was a member of the California Watercolor Society and was included in the exhibition entitled, "This Side of Eden: Images of Steinbeck's California" by the Steinbeck Center. In addition, she created paintings for projection at Griffith Observatory. One may learn more about Lois Green Cohen in "Artists in California, 1786-1940" (2002) by Edan Hughes and "California Watercolors 1850-1970" (2003) by Gordon T. McClelland and Jay T. Last.

Provenance: ex-Nancy and Dr. E.F. Simpson collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired from 1970 to 2000

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#172181

Condition Report

This watercolor has not been examined outside the frame but appears to be in superb condition. It is signed by the artist on the lower left. Minor scuffs to the frame but it is otherwise excellent, wired for suspension, and ready to display.

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