Black Rock Galleries

Test Item 82630


Location: BRG Greenwich

Item #: 82880
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Sigurd Skou was born in Norway, and studied in Stockholm and Paris. Throughout his career, he was a traveler and lived the artist's life, staying in artistic circles in New York, France and Chicago. When he came to New York around 1919 he began a very lucrative career teaching at the Grand Central Art Gallery of Club and National Academy of Design. He won numerous awards including the Allied Artists of American gold medal.

This work is an impressionistic coastal landscape with tri-colored waters, two precipices in the foreground, purple rolling hills in the background. Presented in a carved gilt frame.
Signed lower left.
Sight: 17 3/8" x 14 1/4"
Frame: 27 1/2" x 24 1/4"
Condition: three vertical fine hairlines, 3-4 inches each, visible upon careful inspection, otherwise good condition.