George Luks (American, 1867-1933)
Winter in Central Park
Oil on canvas
Purchase, Ayers Fund, 1962.11060
How much will it cost? $250
Luks, an American Realist painter associated with Robert Henri and the Eight, relocated from Pennsylvania to New York to paint scenes of the working class and modern urban life. This work of Central Park is a perfect example of his break with tradition and his preoccupation with depicting urban realities.