"Rocky Coast and Inlet, Iceland" by Sperry Andrews, Amer., (1917-2005)

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"Rocky Coast and Inlet, Iceland" by Sperry Andrews, Amer., (1917-2005)

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Watercolor, 1942, 10 x 13-15/16, signed with initials in pencil, l. r., paint stains to verso, on cream wove paper. One of numerous modernist gouaches and watercolors Sperry Andrews painted early on of the desolate but beautiful landscapes he encountered while stationed in Iceland during WWII. Here we see him framing the sky with the abreviated cubist ciphers he likely observed in the work of John Marin and other moderns he saw in magazines and exhibitions in New York in the late 1930's and early 1940's.