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New York Central Park and City

Object Number: 
2002.73
Date: 
1934
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
canvas: 26 1/2 x 30 1/2 in. ( 67.3 x 77.5 cm ) frame: 37 3/4 x 41 3/4 in. ( 95.9 x 106 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: Sigend and dated LR: "H. Hauser 1934/N.Y."
Description: 
In this twilit scene painted from a snowy Central Park, a succession of buildings along Central Park West runs from the Dakota at 72nd Street to the San Remo at 74th Street.
Gallery Label: 
Hauser represents the contiuation of European artists arriving in NYC. This canvas also records the development of land along the west side of Central Park as it became a highly desireable residential area.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Hauser
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group