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Painter:
Grabach, John R. 1880/86-1981  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1922-1924
Notes:
Spasovic, Lazar N., 2006.
"John R. Grabach, 1880-1981: Urban America Between the Wars," New York, NY: Graham Gallery, 1981, no. 12.
Image on file.
"John R. Grabach, 1880-1981 Urban America Between the Wars," New York, NY: Graham Gallery, 1981 (exhibition Oct. 21-Dec. 5 1981), pg. 15.
(Lower left and lower right corners:) John R. Grabach signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Landscape depicting a garden party or picnic, with figures arranged diagonally on a hillside. In the middle ground a group of children fly a yellow kite. In the foreground a group of women dressed in Victorian clothes huddle together, with a small blond child crawling away from them in the lower right corner. In the background there are the backyards of houses in the Newark or Irvington, New Jersey area.
Topic:
Landscape--New Jersey  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Kite Flying  Search this
Recreation--Picnic  Search this
Object--Toy--Kite  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9E260002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_383265