Portrait of Curt Valentin
21 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.
Curt Valentin immigrated to the United States in 1937 from Hamburg, Germany and settled in New York City. He opened a gallery notable for mounting influential exhibitions of work by modern artists including Andre Masson who made this portrait. He also showed the work of Paul Klee, Ludwig Kirchner, Max Beckmann and Jean Arp, who contributed to Aux Nourritures Terrestres, on view in this gallery.
French, 1896 - 1987
Ruth S. Schaffner Collection
Masson, André and French, 1896 - 1987, “MASSON, André,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed June 7, 2023, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/4952.