Sterling Strauser (American, 1907-1995), "Young Man with a Horn," oil on board full length portrait of an African American musician standing and playing a saxophone. Scattered impasto highlights and a mottled background of peach, rose and blue conveying a sense of movement and rhythm. Signed and dated "Strauser 1979" lower left. Narrow gold-tone frame. Sight – 48" H x 24" W. Framed – 49" H x 25" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Possible 1" scratch to upper left quadrant, background; overall excellent condition. A few scattered abrasions to frame.
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