Early modernist oil painting
Louis Schanker, (1903-1981), lived in worked in New York and Connecticut, creating paintings, sculptures and prints. Schanker was was known as a radical among radicals and was a founder of the American Abstract Artists and a member of The Whitney Ten. Schanker studied in New York and Paris and taught for many years, first at the New School for Social Research, then at Bard College. He was one of the most prominent printmakers of the 1930’s in America.
This work, and oil on canvas, is titled ‘At the Cafe’ and was created in 1933.
Measures 19.5″ x 23.5″ sight size, and 23.75″ x 27.5″ x 2″ overall including frame.
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