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Henry Gasser - Artist Highlight


Barbara Nelson 1
 

I don’t know how many galleries are opening - just got below.  love the paintings - like a lesson in composition when looking through the lens.

Barbara Nelson

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Henry Gasser
(American, 1909 - 1981)
Untitled (Gloucester), Watercolor on Paper, 10 H. x 8 W. inches
Henry Gasser was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1909. He lived, studied and worked in New Jersey for his entire life. His background in art originated at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art and the Grand Central School of Art. This was followed by a stint at the Art Students League of New York in the classes of Robert Bracman. He later studied privately under John R. Grabach. Gasser is represented in over fifty museum collections, and numerous important private collections as well.
Untitled (Gloucester Beach), Oil on Masonite, 21 1/2 H. x 29 W. inches
Among the awards that Henry Gasser received are the Hallgarten Prize at the National Academy, the Zabriskie, Osborne, and Obrig prizes at the American Watercolor Society, the Philadelphia watercolor club prize, the Allied Artists Gold Medal at Oakland, California and many others. He was a member of the National Academy of Design, the American Watercolor Society, the Royal Society of Art (Great Britain), the Salmagundi Club, the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Watercolor Clubs and the New Jersey Watercolor Society. He was a life member of the National Arts Club, Grand Central Art Galleries and the Art Students League, among others. He served as Director of the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art from 1946-54, then continued lecturing and demonstrating for the remainder of his life.

Untitled (Venice), c. 1960, Watercolor on Paper, 22 H. x 30 W. inches

Untitled (House and Garden), Oil on Masonite, 12 H. x 16 W. inches
New Gallery Location
 
GRAHAM SHAY 1857
17 E. 67th Street, No. 1A
New York, NY 10065
212.535.5767
 
Appointments are appreciated but not required. We are committed to providing a safe space to view and discuss art, and will be following CDC guidelines and social distancing.
 
Fall hours starting September 8
Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm
Saturday, noon to 5pm and by appointment


GRAHAM SHAY 1857
17 East 67th Street, No. 1A, New York, NY 10065
212.535.5767 | 917.742.7813 | www.grahamshay.com



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Babs Armour
 

Beautiful paintings. Thanks Barbara.
Babs

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On Wed, Sep 2, 2020 at 1:29 PM Barbara Nelson 1 <bnelson2@...> wrote:
I don’t know how many galleries are opening - just got below.  love the paintings - like a lesson in composition when looking through the lens.

Barbara Nelson

Begin forwarded message:

From: Graham Shay 1857 <info@...>
Subject: Henry Gasser - Artist Highlight
Date: September 2, 2020 at 8:55:39 AM EDT
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Henry Gasser
(American, 1909 - 1981)
Untitled (Gloucester), Watercolor on Paper, 10 H. x 8 W. inches
Henry Gasser was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1909. He lived, studied and worked in New Jersey for his entire life. His background in art originated at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art and the Grand Central School of Art. This was followed by a stint at the Art Students League of New York in the classes of Robert Bracman. He later studied privately under John R. Grabach. Gasser is represented in over fifty museum collections, and numerous important private collections as well.
Untitled (Gloucester Beach), Oil on Masonite, 21 1/2 H. x 29 W. inches
Among the awards that Henry Gasser received are the Hallgarten Prize at the National Academy, the Zabriskie, Osborne, and Obrig prizes at the American Watercolor Society, the Philadelphia watercolor club prize, the Allied Artists Gold Medal at Oakland, California and many others. He was a member of the National Academy of Design, the American Watercolor Society, the Royal Society of Art (Great Britain), the Salmagundi Club, the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Watercolor Clubs and the New Jersey Watercolor Society. He was a life member of the National Arts Club, Grand Central Art Galleries and the Art Students League, among others. He served as Director of the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art from 1946-54, then continued lecturing and demonstrating for the remainder of his life.

Untitled (Venice), c. 1960, Watercolor on Paper, 22 H. x 30 W. inches

Untitled (House and Garden), Oil on Masonite, 12 H. x 16 W. inches
New Gallery Location
 
GRAHAM SHAY 1857
17 E. 67th Street, No. 1A
New York, NY 10065
212.535.5767
 
Appointments are appreciated but not required. We are committed to providing a safe space to view and discuss art, and will be following CDC guidelines and social distancing.
 
Fall hours starting September 8
Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm
Saturday, noon to 5pm and by appointment


GRAHAM SHAY 1857
17 East 67th Street, No. 1A, New York, NY 10065
212.535.5767 | 917.742.7813 | www.grahamshay.com

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