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    ROBERT PREUSSER (1919-1992)
    Texas Centennial, 1936
    Watercolor
    15in. x 12in.
    Signed lower left

    The Texas Centennial of 1936 was a big leap forward for the state of Texas. For a young modernist artist like Robert Preusser, it was probably especially exciting because of the large art exhibition containing European paintings from old masters to Picasso, American paintings from the revolutionary war to the then present day, and contemporary Texas paintings. This watercolor shows one additional influence on Preusser, the German Expressionist painters. It is no wonder that a few years later Preusser goes to Chicago to study at the New Bauhaus under Lazlo Moholy-Nagy.

    Provenance: Estate of Robert Preusser



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    Excellent condition. New frame in excellent condition.

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    June, 2006
    10th Saturday
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