'New York West 55th Street' by Albert Jacquez (1945)
'New York West 55th Street', pen and gouache on fine paper (1945), by Albert Jacquez, (1895 - 1962). A nostalgic image of a very busy New York City corner, W. 55th Street and Avenue of the Americas, dated 1945.
It could almost be today but for the vintage vehicles and the dress of the subjects. A simpler time? Perhaps. A hatted businessman looks to cross the bustling street or steal a glimpse of the viewer? For lovers of New York City, this is a must-have slice of history by a renowned artist. In excellent vintage condition. Newly frame and glazed. Signed by the artist: 'Albert Jacquez, 45'. A short video clip of this work can be provided upon request.
About the Artist: Albert Jacquez (1895 - 1962), American school. Known for his portraits and views of New York, his works survive as wistfully affectionate depictions of a bygone era.
Dimensions with frame:
H 40 cm
W 32.5 cm
Dimensions without frame:
H 29 cm
W 22 cm