Emile Albert Gruppe (American, 1896-1978) oil on canvas painting, circa 1950 impressionist to Mid-Century Modern style.
For your consideration is this Classic and strong marine port painting by the master himself. Gruppe used a confident execution with his bold brush strokes and amazing pallet of moving colors. Two fishing sailboats just got in from the catch and are unloading on the dock with men doing the days work to feed their families. A true masterpiece worthy of the most discernible collector! In original frame.
Signed “Emile A Gruppe” lr. And titled on verso “In from The Catch By Emile A Gruppe”. Feel free to make a reasonable offer!
Measures: Canvas height 24 inches (60 cm), width 20 inches (50 cm),. Framed: Height 32 inches, width 28 inches. Condition:
Excellent. No damage, inpaint or restoration.
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.