Still Life with Fish

by Alfred H. Maurer (1868–1932)
Oil and gold leaf on board
11 1/16 x 13⅝ inches
Signed lower right: A.H. Maurer

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Provenance

Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, New York, by 1983

Private collection, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

[With] Menconi & Schoelkopf, New York, New York

Exhibited

Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, New York, Alfred H. Maurer: Modernist Paintings, November 2–December 30, 1983, no. 43

Literature

Lawrence B. Salander, Alfred H. Maurer: Modernist Paintings (New York: Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, 1983), n.p., no. 43.

Related Work 

Still Life with Fish, 1927–28, oil on canvas, 18 x 21½ inches, signed upper left: A.H. Maurer; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

Artist Biography

Alfred Henry Maurer has been called the First American Modern because of his role in bringing modern methods of working to the United States. The son of the prominent Currier and Ives illustrator Louis Maurer, Alfred started his artistic life in New York by exploring the work of William Merritt Chase and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Maurer left New York for Paris in 1897 to study painting; he would remain there for seventeen years. In 1914, Maurer returned to New York, bringing with him a vast knowledge of the newest artistic movements including Fauvism. Maurer’s brightly colored and energetic

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Alfred Henry Maurer has been called the First American Modern because of his role in bringing modern methods of working to the United States. The son of the prominent Currier and Ives illustrator Louis Maurer, Alfred started his artistic life in New York by exploring the work of William Merritt Chase and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Maurer left New York for Paris in 1897 to study painting; he would remain there for seventeen years. In 1914, Maurer returned to New York, bringing with him a vast knowledge of the newest artistic movements including Fauvism. Maurer’s brightly colored and energetic works earned him the George Inness, Jr. Prize at the Salmagundi Club and the Gold Medal at the Carnegie International. His paintings are now at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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