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LARGE PORTRAIT SIGNED BENJAMIN STRASSER & DATED 1913

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LARGE PORTRAIT SIGNED  BENJAMIN STRASSER & DATED 1913

Lot 0127 Details

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BENJAMIN A. STRASSER(German 1888-1955)
Portrait of an Elegant Woman in Front of a Tapestry - 1913
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right
57 inches x 47 inches (145 x 120 cm)

Strasser was born into a family of artists. He was the son of noted sculptor and painter Arthur Strasser and his brother Roland was also a practicing artist. From 1905 to 1912 he studied at the Vienna Academy under Franz Rumpler and Siegmund L'Allemand. He also studied abroad including trips to Paris, Holland, Germany and Switzerland. In 1912, Strasser moved to Munich where he was also a member and a judge of the Munich Artists' Association.


During the First World War, Strasser worked as a war artist and produced designs for various types of posters including war bond posters. He was also a member of the Reich Association of Visual Artists of Germany and winner of Trebitsch price. Before the Nazis took power, Strasser fled to England via Switzerland and finally, in 1953, he immigrated to the United States where he died two years later.


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LARGE PORTRAIT SIGNED BENJAMIN STRASSER & DATED 1913

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Nov 29, 2016
Starting Price $600
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0127: LARGE PORTRAIT SIGNED BENJAMIN STRASSER & DATED 1913

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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $600
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Lot 0127 Details

Description
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BENJAMIN A. STRASSER(German 1888-1955)
Portrait of an Elegant Woman in Front of a Tapestry - 1913
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right
57 inches x 47 inches (145 x 120 cm)

Strasser was born into a family of artists. He was the son of noted sculptor and painter Arthur Strasser and his brother Roland was also a practicing artist. From 1905 to 1912 he studied at the Vienna Academy under Franz Rumpler and Siegmund L'Allemand. He also studied abroad including trips to Paris, Holland, Germany and Switzerland. In 1912, Strasser moved to Munich where he was also a member and a judge of the Munich Artists' Association.


During the First World War, Strasser worked as a war artist and produced designs for various types of posters including war bond posters. He was also a member of the Reich Association of Visual Artists of Germany and winner of Trebitsch price. Before the Nazis took power, Strasser fled to England via Switzerland and finally, in 1953, he immigrated to the United States where he died two years later.


SHIPPING NOTICE:
Jackson’s is your sole and only source for one stop packing and shipping. With over 50 years of experience, our professional, affordable and efficient in-house shipping department will be happy to provide you a fair and reasonable shipping quote on this lot. Simply email us before the auction for a quick quote: shipping@jacksonsauction.com or call 1-800-665-6743. Jackson’s can expertly pack and ship to meet any of your needs. To ensure quality control Jackson’s DOES NOT release to third party shippers.


All photos and descriptions posted on Live Auctioneers or any internet platform are property of Jackson’s International and are subject to US copyright laws. No photo or description may be used without written approval of a Jackson’s International authorized agent. We are happy to provide photos in certain cases; please contact our offices for any authorization. Use of any unauthorized photos and descriptions could incur penalties.

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