Edwin Booth Grossman [1887-1957] American painter : Upstate, NY (likely Fishkill, NY), ca.1940s.

$3,200

Edwin Booth Grossman [1887-1957]
United States
Upstate, NY (likely Fishkill, NY), ca.1940s
Oil on canvas
30 x 36 inches
Marked on verso with painter’s name : ‘EB Grossman’.

Edwin Booth Grossman [1887-1957]
United States
Upstate, NY (likely Fishkill, NY), ca.1940s
Oil on canvas
30 x 36 inches
Marked on verso with painter’s name : ‘EB Grossman’.

Provenance:
2017 ( David Smernoff, New Haven, CT, art dealer ) ;
ca.1960-2000s ( [unknown] art dealers, MA and NY area ) ;
ca.1960 Private estate of Mildred (Booth Grossman) Tilton [1886-1960], sister of the artist (incorrectly marked as niece on verso when is the artist’s sister) ;
ca.1957 Private collection of Mildred (Booth Grossman) Tilton [1886-1960], sister of the artist by descent ;
ca.1957 Private estate of (Clarence) Edwin “Ted” Booth Grossman [1887-1957] ;
ca.1943-1957. (Clarence) Edwin “Ted” Booth Grossman [1887-1957], the artist ca.1940s ;

 

(Clarence) Edwin “Ted” Booth Grossman [1887-1957] biography:

Birth: April 9, 1887 in Boston, MA ;
Death: February 17, 1957 in Poughkeepsie, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac:
Aries ;

Known for: Oil paintings capturing the life of the Art Deco / Jazz Age ; portraits ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Landscape ; seascapes ; daily life in the Jazz Age ;

Areas: Boston, MA ; Paris, France (1908-1910) ; Stockbridge, MA (1895) ; Fishkill, NY (May-October, summers) ; Hackensack, NJ (1935) ; Saratoga Springs, NY (1937) ; New York, NY (1907-1943) ; Kineo, ME (1905) ; Grafton, NY (1908) ; Ogunquit, ME (November-April, 1941-1957) ;
Region: North East ; Europe ;
Lived: 158 West 58th Street, New York, NY (1912) ; Avenue Farm, Fishkill, NY (May-October, summers, 1943) ; Ogunquit, ME (November-April, -1957) ;
Father: Ignatius R Grossman (1852-1920) ;
Mother: Edwina Booth Grossman (1861-1938) ;
Relatives: Edwin Booth, grandfather, famous / celebrity actor ; Mildred (Booth Grossman) Tilton (1886-1960), sister ;
Spouse: Helen (Lamarr also spelled Lamar Foos) Booth Grossman (1888-1963), married August, 1908 in New York, NY ;
Children: Lois Fellows (Grossman) White (1912-1963), daughter ;

Training: Paris privately under William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), Robert (Henry Cozad) Henri (1865-1929) & R. Miller (?-?) (1908-1910) ;
Instructors: William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) ; Robert (Henry Cozad) Henri (1865-1929) ;
Work: Painted portrait of Edith Barrett as Mrs. Moonlight (1931) ; Painted portrait of Edith Barrett, granddaughter of Lawrence Barrett (1934) ;

Taught:
Students:

Member: Player’s Club of New York, New York, NY ; Ogunquit Art Association, Ogunquit, ME ; Dutchess County Art Association, Poughkeepsie, NY ;
Exhibited with: Paris Salons, Paris, France ; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA ; Dutchess County Art Association, Poughkeepsie, NY, three paintings in 1942, Sea Coots Still life and Landscape (1941-1946) ; Ogunquit Art Association, Ogunquit, ME (1953) ; Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, NY, solo show ; Lilienfeld Galleries, New York, NY, solo show ; Norton Gall Gallery, Kuhnhouse, NH, 10 paintings (July 18-21, 1968) ; Richard A Bourne Co Inc, Hyannis, MA (November 23, 1968) ; William A Turtle & Co, Cambridge, MA (February 27, 1969) ; Richard A Bourne Co Inc, Hyannis, MA (August 4-8, 1970) ; The Picture Post, Montvale, NJ, “The ‘Gatsby’ era” (June 14-30, 1974) ;
Awards:

Milestones:

Notes: