Henry M. Gasser, Italian Flower Market
United States 20th Century
Henry M. Gasser was born in New Jersey in 1909, died in 1981. He is widely acclaimed for his water colors of common life situations in America and Europe and classified as a social-realist painter. Aside from his better known works of humble New Jersey life he traveled extensively and often to Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Palestine, Africa and Bermuda. It is signed lower left “H. Gasser, Rome”.
Gasser studied at several art institutions such as the Grand Central Art School and the Art Student’s League,also taking private lessons from John Grabach. He taught painting and composition, published works on artistic techniques and lectured widely.
During Gasser’s career he received prizes and medals too numerous to describe here. Awards were presented at such institutions as The National Academy of Design, Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Mint Museum of Art. He was a member of numerous art associations such as the National Academy of Design, Allied Artists of America, The Royal Society of Arts, The Art Students League and the American Artists Professional League. His works hang in dozens of museums such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Springfield Art Museum.
For an extensive biography see Brian Flon’s research for Lusher Gallery at http://lushergallery.com/gasser-henry-martin-biography Gasser is listed in Who Was Who In American Art.
Excellent condition. Well protected with a custom fitted 1/8" clear plastic cover for the sides and face, matted, backed and with a wood "stretcher".
9.75" H X 7.75" W sight size, 17.25" H X 14.50" W X 1.25" D cover size