Another delightful large painting by the post impressionist master; Emile Albert Gruppe. The landscape take you down a snow covered road by a cool icy running stream through a New England covered bridge arriving at a canyon village surrounded by birch trees and blue snow covered mountains. Framed in a later plain air gilt frame. Midcentury “Painted Fall 1945” on verso.
Measures: Canvas: 25 x 30 inches
Framed: 33.5 x 38.5 inches.
Condition is excellent.
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.