Description

    ROBERT PREUSSER (1919-1992)
    Leaf with Egg Shells, 1947
    Casein
    8in. x 10in.
    Signed lower right
    Signed, dated and titled verso

    From abstract, to non-objective, to photorealist, this casein painting demonstrates the range of Robert Preusser's virtuosity. To appreciate this painting fully one must examine it with a loup. The detail is amazing.

    Besides the craftsmanship one other thing must be noted. Casein was a brand new medium in the 1940's. As a Modernist, Robert Preusser continued to experiment with new materials through his career in pursuit of his craft.

    Provenance: Estate of Robert Preusser



    Condition Report*:

    Excellent condition. New frame in excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2006
    10th Saturday
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