Don Freeman 'Under The El' American Realist Oil Painting

4500 USD
$4,500.00

Description:

American Realist framed oil on canvas painting titled 'Under The El', created by Don Freeman (1908-1978) in circa 1940. The scene depicts a New York City street night scene with a couple standing underneath the elevated train while a second couple in the distance is having a conversation.

Don Freeman was a student of John Sloan at the Art Students League and went on to become a celebrated painter, printmaker, cartoonist and illustrator between the 1930s and the 1970s.

He was hailed as the 'Daumier of New York City' and many of his works depict scenes of city life in the realist style for which Freeman was known. His work features among others in the collection of the Whitney Museum.

In 2018, the Museum of the City of New York featured an exhibition of Freeman's work.

In great vintage condition with age-appropriate wear.
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SKU

114517

Condition

Good

Dimensions

H 30 in. x W 36 in. x D 2 in. H 76.2 cm x W 91.44 cm x D 5.08 cm

Dealer

G131BS

Material

Oil on Canvas

Style

20th Century

Creator

Don Freeman

Date of Manufacture

1940s

Place of Origin

United States

Period

Early to Mid 20th Century

Color

Multi

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