Henry Martin Gasser (American, 1909-1981)
Newark Street Scene (The Green Wagon), ca. 1940s; Oil on canvas (framed); Signed; 25" x 30"; Exhibition: Henry Gasser: Beyond City Limits, Traveling exhibition: The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ / The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH / Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO and Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, April 1 – June 28, 2004 (illustrated, cat. No. 8); Henry Gasser: 1909-1981, Salmagundi Club, New York, July 14 – August 10, 2007; John R. Grabach and Henry M. Gasser: Masters of the Newark School, John F. Peto Studio Museum, Island Heights, NJ, May 13 – August 27, 2017 (illustrated in color, page 10); John R. Grabach and Henry M. Gasser: New Jersey Masters, The Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA, September 14 – October 21, 2017; Provenance: Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Becker, New Jersey; Private Collection, New Jersey
Sale Price: $30,000
Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000
Signed lower right on recto. Backed with protective foamcore (labels mounted on foamcore). The work has been titled in artist's hand on upper stretcher. Housed in a contemporary frame. Work appears to be in good condition. Canvas has been remounted to the original stretcher. 3/4" repair noted on verso (does not fluoresce under blacklight inspection). On recto, repair is located above figure of woman in yellow in first line of laundry, with associated hairline cracking. Second repair measuring 1/4" located just above larger repair on verso. Additional areas of minor hairline cracking throughout.