BACK

St.Petersburg 55 & St.Petersburg 60

EUGÈNE BERMAN (1899-1972)

Pair of pen & ink drawings; signed & dated by the artist
Newly-framed in handmade casein painted as pictured

43cm x 33cm in the frame

£2,400.00



If you would like to buy this picture (or see some more photographs), arrange a viewing or if you would just like to get in touch, then please call 01608-658003 or email [email protected]

The picture can either be collected from us or we can arrange secure and fully-insured delivery both inside the UK and internationally.

Items shipped internationally may be subject to customs duties and sales taxes set by the destination country. Any buyer is asked to bear in mind that they are responsible for any customs duties or taxes that may apply.

Eugène Gustavovitch Berman is known for his imaginary landscapes and architectural conceits. He is also recognized for his Baroque-like stage set designs for the likes of the Metropolitan Opera. A leader among the Surrealist and Neo-Romantic artists, Berman focused on the expression of emotion, loneliness and human isolation that emerged between the World Wars. Trained in Paris, and influenced directly by the works of Pierre Bonnard, Berman was drawn to the U.S. by the legendary dealer Julien Levy and exhibited alongside Salvador Dali, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp and a young Howard Warshaw. Inspired by imaginary worlds created by Hollywood, Berman lived in Los Angeles for ten years during which time he enjoyed the patronage of the legendary collector Wright Ludington. Berman’s work is held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art & the Metropolitan Museum, NY, the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris, the Hirschorn, the Art Institute of Chicago & the Tate, London. In 1957, Berman retired to Rome after the suicide of his wife, actress Ona Munson. He died there on 14 December 1972.