'Portrait of Man and Woman', oil on board, by artist with the initials STM (c. 1940s - 1960s). A very impressive cubist depiction of a portrait of a young man and woman in angled perspective. The facial features are simply lines and colour with hues
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'Portrait of Man and Woman' by STM, Mid-Century Modern Cubist Nude Oil Painting

Circa 1940s - 60s

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'Portrait of Man and Woman', oil on board, by artist with the initials STM (c. 1940s - 1960s). A very impressive cubist depiction of a portrait of a young man and woman in angled perspective. The facial features are simply lines and colour with hues from across the spectrum: blues, greens, browns and reds, each harmonious and in balance. This painting surely was inspired by Pablo Picasso's cubist period. The artist, STM, lived in Berlin in the period after WWII. This fact probably accounts for the artist initialing their works rather than using their full name. We have to remember that under Soviet-controlled East Berlin after the war, this type of art was considered a radical departure from the 'authorised' Soviet realism. Noting this, several galleries have acquired and are now selling STM'S works - this speaks to the widespread assessment of the quality and interest of the art. This piece is in excellent vintage condition in original gilded frame with new coloured linen mount and reglazing. Initialed, 'STM' in lower left hand corner. Dimensions with frame: H 35.5 cm (13.98") W 43 cm (16.93") Dimensions without frame: H 20 cm (7.87") W 26.7 cm (10.51")

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  • Artist
    STM (German)
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1940s - 60s
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    H 13.98 in. x W 16.93 in.H 35.5 cm x W 43 cm
  • Gallery Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU61733458993
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