Emile Albert Gruppe (American, 1896 – 1978)
Frame: Gold gilt molded wood.
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Lower left “Emile A. Gruppe”
Title: “DRYING SAILS AT GLOUCESTER HARBOR”
Work Size: 20″ x 24″
Framed: 27″ x 30-3/4″.
Condition: Excellent ; no issues, restoration or damage noted.
Emile A. Gruppe was a painter-teacher who was born in 1896, the son of renowned painter Charles P. Gruppe (1860-1940). He lived throughout his professional painting career in Gloucester, MA and wintered in Jeffersonille, VT and Sarasota, FL. Gruppe studied at the National Academy (NYC), at the Grande Chaumiere, Paris; and with John F. Carlson, Richard Miller, George Bridgman, Charles Chapman and Charles Hawthorne (in Provincetown) and by 1930 he was known for his fluid, Lucid post-impressionist scenes of the American landscape and of Gloucester boating views. Cape Anne.