MAURICE
FREEDMAN
Am. 1904-1985

Maurice Freedman

As Ken Johnson wrote in his Sept. 9, 2005 New York Times review of a retrospective of Maurice Freedman's work, "[e]very so often you come across an artist whose work is so appealing and so accomplished that you wonder how it could have slipped under your radar."

We are fortunate to have one of Freedman's spectacular Monhegan paintings, "The Wave," available for sale.  Although we do not have a specific date for when this was painted, we believe it was painted in the 1930's or 1940's.   We have also included several of his other Maine paintings for comparison.

Maurice Freedman was born in Boston and studied art there in the early 1920's. He moved to New York in 1926 and then to Paris in 1928 where he studied with Andre Lhote and Ferdand Leger.  A few years after his return to New York he had the first of many solo shows at the prestigious Midtown Galleries.  He vacationed and painted in Maine for many years thereafter.

His work is included in numerous private and public collections including the following: National Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art, Ogunquit Museum of American Art and Monhegan Museum.

The Wave

The Wave

24 x 18 in. Oil on canvas Signed "Maurice Freedman" l.l. Provenance Greenhut Galleries to the current owner $24,000

Evening Sea

Evening Sea

(Mt. Desert Island, Maine 1957) Exhibited and for sale at Greenhut Galleries

Waves at Squeaker Cove

Waves at Squeaker Cove

Private Collection Not for sale

Monhegan Evening

Monhegan Evening

Permanent Collection Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Please contact us about purchasing one of these spectacular works.

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Monhegan Evening

Permanent Collection Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum