This a beautiful and extremely RARE Antique California Plein Air Abstract Impressionist Oil Painting on artists board, by the enigmatic and highly talented early Modernist painter Emma Lou Breitag 1899 -? This work depicts a coastal Southern California seascape in Ventura, California. This work is unsigned, but a label on the verso reads: Original Oil Painting.
Additionally on the verso, this is work is signed in graphite: Louis? Schwartz from Emma Lou Breitag Simpson. Approximately 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches including frame. Actual artwork is approximately 6 x 9 inches.
Works by this artist are incredibly rare, and only two other such paintings by this artist are known to currently exist. Her abstract and Fauve landscape / seascape paintings were well ahead of her time, and considering she is a Missouri painter who depicted a California seascape, this work is exceptionally important and unique. Please check my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks!Modernist landscape, shoreline scene painting. Graduated in 1921 from the University of Kansas School of Liberal Arts. She is listed in the University's 1922 Alumni book Vol. 23, Issue 4, page 133. Emma was the youngest of seven children born to Ludwig D.
Breitag (b Pommern, Prussia 3/5/1859) and Augusta E. Weise of South Bend, Indiana (also an immigrant from Germany). I SPECIALIZE IN THE FOLLOWING ART GENRES: Antique California Plein Air Impressionism, Asian Modernism, Latin American Modern, Mid Century Modern, African American, Antique American Folk Art, and 19th c.American Painters, European Old Masters, etc. If you collect such works, please check my listings often! This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "willsusa_utzeqm" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.