On the Seashore

by Henry Martin Gasser (1909–1981)
Oil on canvas laid down on board
9 1/16 x 11⅞ inches
Signed lower right: H. GASSER



Sale, Point Pleasant Galleries, Point Pleasant, New Jersey, December 2, 2007, lot 620

Private collection, acquired from above

Sale, Treadway Toomey Auctions, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 4, 2017, lot 463, from above

Artist Biography

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

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Memberships
VI. Notes
VII. Suggested Resources
VIII. Titles by Henry Gasser

IX. Artist Files

I. Biography

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

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