Seymour Franks Paintings

American painter and designer Seymour Franks (1916-1981) was born in New York City. He studied at the National Academy of Design (1937).  His work was exhibited at The Whitney from 1946-48, 1950, 1952; and the Brooklyn Museum in 1951. The Peridot Gallery in New York City, known for supporting early American avant-garde artists, displayed his paintings and acted as his dealer during the late 40's and early 50's.

The Matriarch, ca. 1947, gouache on paper, 25" x 32", Wright Auctions (sold $489 in 2000)

untitled, 1947, oil on board, 36" x 26", Ebay $6,500 at time of post 

untitled, 1946, pastel on paper, 27" x 23", Caldwell Gallery, NY

Figure, 1947, pastel on paper, 35" x 26", Wright Auctions (sold $633 in 2000) 

Impulsive Form, ca. 1945, mixed media on paper, 30" x 25", Treadway Gallery March 6, 2011

 Brooklyn Bridge, 1946, oil on canvas, 28.5" x 34", Trinity International Auctions (sold 2008)

Environs of a Bridge - NYC, 1944, oil on canvas, 32" x 26", Caldwell Gallery, NY

If you are interested in seeing more of Franks' work head over to Caldwell Gallery.

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