Emile Branchard (New York, 1881-1938)

Moody landscape with inventive composition—denuded trees in the immediate foreground and an ascending tree line in the middle ground.

Branchard was a truck driver in NYC and after contracting tuberculosis began painting. After a successful showing at the "Society of Independent Artists Exhibition" of 1919, he gained a reputation as a leading primitivist of the 1920-1930's showing alongside Milton Avery, Henri Rousseau, Stuart Davis, Max Weber, the Zorach's, and others.

Rabin & Krueger Gallery, Newark, NY stamp on verso. Rabin & Krueger Gallery was an important, progressive gallery and a meeting place of notable artist, such as Joseph Stella and Reginald Marsh.

Condition: Excellent. Framed in a period frame.

Date: Circa: 1925
Origin American - New York City
Artist/Maker Emile Branchard (New York, 1881-1938)
Measurements 15" x 11 1/2" (sight) | 18" x 14 1/2" (frame)
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