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Robert Philipp (New York, 1895-1981) oil on canvas painting titled "Spring" depicting five people of varying ages seated on a bench in a park setting, a child playing with a hoop in the left background. Signed and dated "Philipp 1940" lower right. Titled, signed, and dated, en verso of canvas. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight: 17 1/2" H x 29 3/4" W. Framed: 24 3/4" H x 37" W. Provenance: Estate of Russell McAdoo, Murfreesboro, TN. Biography: Robert Philipp was known for a wide range of subjects that frequently included genre scenes of people engaged in leisure activities, as well as portraits and still lifes, often rendered in unusual colors. He studied at the Art Students' League with Frank Vincent DuMond and George Bridgman and at the National Academy of Design with Volk and Maynard from 1914 to 1917. Philipp taught at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the University of Illinois, the Art Students' League of New York and the National Academy of design. He was also elected an associate of the National Academy and later full Academician of the National Academy of Design. He won numerous awards during his lifetime including the third Hallgarten Prize, 1922; prizes from the National Academy of Design in 1947 and 1951; the Laguna Beach Art Association prize; and the medal prize, Art Institute of Chicago, 1936. Condition: Overall craquelure to canvas. Three areas of repair, largest 3" 2 1/2", visible top right, en verso of canvas. 1/2" vertical perforation, lower left of canvas.