Item Description: Sterling Strauser (American 1907 - 1995) Oil painting on canvas, nudes playing baseball, signed and dated lower right "Strauser'73" and titled lower center, "Girls Are a Diamond's Best Friend". Sterling Strauser was born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania and became a painter in expressionst/impressionist styles who used a heavy impasto technique. He began painting in 1926 in a near impressionist style that later evolved into an assertive Klee-like modernism. Still later his style softened into what one collector, Jim Sittig, of his work termed romantic American expressionism. " He was also an illustrator for "Mademoiselle" magazine and "Unicorn-A Magazine of Poetry.
Fellow artist, Russian David Burliuk, a member of the Blaue Reiter group in Munich, said of Strauser: It is amazing to find a self-taught artist in a quaint little provincial village painting like the masters in the great art centers of the world. Measurements: Painting 40 x 30.25 inches; frame 40.5 x 30.75 inches. Condition: Painting in great condition, Frame has some display wear, stains to fabric. We have a fine selection of quality items for sale at Amphora Art & Antiques.
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