Gloucester Vistaby Henry Martin Gasser (1909–1981)
15⅜ x 22 15/16 inches
Signed lower right: H. GASSER; on verso: “Gloucester Vista” / HENRY GASSER / N.A.
Sale, Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, Connecticut, May 4, 2017, lot 9, from above
An influential teacher, accomplished author, and talented artist recognized for his powerful watercolor portrayals of urban life in his hometown of Newark and throughout New Jersey during the twentieth century.
By Alison Kowalski
VII. Suggested Resources
VIII. Titles by Henry Gasser
IX. Artist Files
Henry Martin Gasser was an American painter in every sense. From his working-class industrial town, he sought out the greatest artists in the area in order to study from them, and he found inspiration in his backyard. Through persistence and a spirit of originality, Gasser turned humble scenes of urban American life in the