Martin Friedman Signed “Largo in Umber” Oil on Canvas Abstract Painting
An oil on canvas painting titled Largo in Umber by the Hungarian-American artist Martin Friedman (1896-1981). This vibrant abstract oil painting features a a dark blue and yellow background. Two forms are central to the composition, depicted in black, blue, green, and pink colors. The painting is signed bottom right, titled verso, and displayed in a black wooden frame.
Martin Friedman was born in Budapest, Hungary, and moved to the United States in the 1950s where he attended the National Academy of Design in New York City. Friedman is well known for his illustration and abstract landscape work. He exhibited in the World's Fair, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum amongst many other notable institutions.
30.75” x 41” x 2” (frame); 30” x 40” (canvas).
Pinholes and small tears to the canvas at the corners. Craquelure present. Some small chips in the paint. Scratches to the frame. Other age appropriate wear.