Persimmons and Cloisonné Peacock
Oil on masonite
40 x 33 inches
Framed: 47 1/2 x 40 1/2 inches
Inscription: Signed and dated lower left
Provenance: Private Collection, Illinois.
Exhibited: Oxnard, California, Carnegie Cultural Arts Center (now Carnegie Art Museum), The Art of Frederik Ebbesen Grue, winter, 1982.
Literature: Illustrated in a period photograph on p. 14 of the "Beyond Realism: The Life and Art of Frederik Grue" book.
Note: One of the artist's largest and most important works, and with his best subject. Retains a remarkable artist-made 22K gold gilt frame, decorated with peacock feather designs.
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