Obata: Large Tree in Snow
Artist: Chiura Obata (1885-1975)
Title: Large Tree in Snow
Date: Ca. 1930s-40s
A deciduous tree, probably an oak, leans right, its boughs laden with snow. Obata’s economy of line and mastery of the brush are practically unequalled in 20th c. American art. He influenced a generation of California artists, and at his own count taught more than 10,000 students. The University of California, Berkeley preserved all of his paintings while Obata and his family were interned in Utah during WWII. Provenance: Estate of Chiura Obata. WIth a certificate of authenticity from the estate of the artist.Condition: Excellent condition overall, minor creases on edges on Japanese paper.
Dimensions: approx 39 x 53 cm
Provenance: Provenance: Estate of Chiura Obata. WIth a certificate of authenticity from the estate of the artist.