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Werner Drewes Modernist American Painting, Southwest Subject, 1947

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Werner Drewes (1899-1985) oil on canvas, 1947 Titled: “Adobe Village” Measures: 15 ½ x 36 Frame: 21 x 42 Signed lower left and also on the verso In excellent condition. Born in Niederlausitz, Germany on July 27, 1899. Drewes was a pupil of Klee and Kandinsky. He arrived in San Francisco in 1926 and spent one year. While there, he created about 23-29 etchings, drypoints and aquatints of landscapes, cityscapes, nudes, and portraits (one of Albert Bender). In 1927 he left for Japan and Korea and returned to NYC in 1930. In 1940-1941, Drewes was the director of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Graphic Arts Division in New York. During the 1950s he taught at Washington University in St Louis. Drewes died in Reston, VA in 1985.

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  • Dimensions
    H 21 in. x W 42 in. x D 2 in.H 53.34 cm x W 106.68 cm x D 5.08 cm
  • Seller Location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Seller Reference Number
    P8229
  • Reference Number
    LU187536624723
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