Construction in Ochre
Is this a painting, a sculpture, or both? Gertrude Greene is credited with having been the first American artist to create completely abstract wood reliefs such as this one. She was a founder (in 1936) of American Abstract Artists, an organization that promoted the work of American artists who felt that their art was overshadowed by their more famous European contemporaries.
Oil, wood, and Masonite on Masonite
36 1/8 x 24in. (91.8 x 61cm)
frame: 40 5/8 x 28 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (103.2 x 72.4 x 4.4 cm)
Signed verso in chalk: "Gertrude Greene / 1941"
Gift of Balcomb Greene
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