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Emile Albert Gruppe - A Boat Near A Rocky Coast 18" x 30.5"

Emile Albert Gruppe - A Boat Near A Rocky Coast 18" x 30.5"

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Emile Albert Gruppe (American, 1896-1979)
A Boat Near a Rocky Coast, n. d.
Oil on canvas
Canvas: 18” x 30.5”
Frame: 23.25” x 36”

Signed Lower Right: Emile A. Gruppe.

Emile Albert Gruppe was an American painter known for his depictions of autumnal and wintry landscapes of New England, as well as maritime port scenes and sailing ships. In this piece, the artist’s work is painterly and impressionistic, with swift strokes of paint capturing the effect of water crashing onto a rocky shore. In this piece, a small sailboat gracefully navigates the gentle, light blue water just beyond the rolling surf. The dusty-hued sky casts a soft, soothing glow, lending an aura of tranquility to the composition. In this delicate yet vibrant portrayal, the artist encapsulates the allure of the coast, inviting viewers to be swept away by the interplay of light, movement, and the timeless embrace of sea and land.  

Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, CA, "American and California Paintings and Sculpture," December 12, 1995, Lot 4859
John Moran Auctioneers, California and American Fine Art, Monrovia, CA, November 14, 2023 Lot 119
Private Collection, Utah

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