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MAX GUNTHER

(German, 1934-1974)

ABSTRACTED CITYSCAPE, 1958

Oil on Canvas

11 x 16 Inches

Signed Lower Right, "Max Gunther"

Additionally Signed Verso and Dated 1958

Titled Verso, "Cité Décomposée" (Decomposing City)

Old Collection Label and Stamp Verso for David and Peggy Rockefeller

Provenance:

Peggy and David Rockefeller Estate

Framed Dimensions: 18½ x 22½ x 2 Inches

 

Born in Switzerland in 1934, Max Gunther first studied in Zurich and, subsequently, in Paris. He lived and exhibited in both Scandinavia and London before settling in Italy. After 1953, he lived in Rome, traveling frequently to exhibitions of his work throughout Europe and the United States. Gunther exhibited internationally with success and is listed in art reference works including Benezit's Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs.

 

Reference:

E. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Jacques Busse, 1999 Nouvelle Édition, Gründ 1911, Vol. 6, p. 599; et al.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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