New York, circa 1950
Framed (ref: 9609)
Oil on canvas
24 x 34 1/2 in. (61 cm x 87.5 cm.)
Tags: Charles Cundall oil Metropolitan Thirty Royal Academicians Cundall: A Grand Tour
Provenance: S.G.Warburg Collection; Sotheby's 15 December 2010, lot 170; private collection
Cundall visited New York both before and after WW2. A painting of Coenties Slip, the historic waterfront of Lower Manhattan, was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1940 (RA 277). In the 1950's Cundall also made paintings of Central Park and the recently constructed United Nations Building.
We are grateful to Michael Barker for assistance.