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    ROBERT PREUSSER (1919-1992)
    Asian Mist, 1957
    Oil and mixed media on canvas
    72 x 30 inches (182.9 x 76.2 cm)
    Unsigned, accompanied by a letter of authentication from the Estate of Robert Preusser

    This abstract painting takes its inspiration from traditional Japanese watercolor and wood-block prints. At the same time, it stands alone as a finely tuned abstraction implemented in black, grey, and gold. Lines and shapes in the painting have a calligraphic quality and are implemented with highly impastoed paint mixed with grit. The large scale of the work gives it the physical presence of a Japanese screen.

    Provenance:
    Estate of Robert Preusser



    Condition Report*: Excellent condition. Period frame in excellent condition.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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