Charles Cundall: New York, circa 1950 - on Charles Cundall


Charles Cundall:
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.

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