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Louis Kronberg in His Studio in Copley Hall

Artist:
Arthur Clifton Goodwin (1864?–1929)
Date:
ca. 1913
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 1/16 x 21 1/8 in. (63.7 x 53.5 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret and Raymond J. Horowitz, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.397
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Better known for his impressionist landscapes and cityscapes, Boston artist Arthur Goodwin turned his attention to figures around the time of the landmark Armory Show of 1913—America’s first large-scale encounter with modern art. This compelling image depicts his friend Louis Kronberg at work in his Boston studio; both artists are reflected in the depicted mirror. Featuring many of the popular conventions of studio scenes, the painting also reveals Goodwin’s growing awareness of modernism, particularly the progressive work of English artist Walter Sickert, which was included in the Armory Show.
Harvey Fairfield Additon, Boston, before 1965; with Victor D. Spark, New York, 1965; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz, New York, 1965–1975
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