Wolf Kahn (New York/Vermont/Germany, b. 1927) pastel on Somerset paper landscape titled “Evening Breeze,” vividly depicting nearly bare treetops set against a violet and orange sky. Signed lower center. Jerald Melberg Gallery label en verso with number #4029. Hinge mounted to wide white mat and housed in molded giltwood frame. Somerset watermark upper right. Circa 1998. Sheet – 15″ H x 22″ W. Sight – 14″ x 21 1/4″. Framed – 25″ x 31 1/4″. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection, purchased from Jerald Melberg Gallery circa 1990. Biography: Wolf Kahn studied under Abstract Expressionist painter Hans Hofmann (later becoming Hofmann’s studio assistant) and at the University of Chicago. He is known for his works which blend abstractionism and realism with Color Field painting. CONDITION: Excellent condition with possible smudge print lower left corner. Spiral bound eyelets across top.
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