Feb 6, 2013

Pennsylvania Coal Town

Pennsylvania Coal Town


George Benjamin Luks

(American, 1867-1933)

Watercolor and gouache over graphite

Support: Cream(3) wove paper

Sheet: 35.5 x 50.7 cm (14 x 19 15/16 in.)

Bequest of Lucia McCurdy McBride 1972.232



Luks is best remembered as a member of the Ashcan School of social realists, but in the 1920s he produced a striking group of watercolors whose rich coloring recalls the work of European artists such as Henri Matisse (1869-1954) and André Derain (1880-1954).

See also

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email imageservices@clevelandart.org.