Bernard Gussow (1881–1957), 69th Street, NYC, ca. 1930–40
Watercolor and black crayon on paper. Promised gift of Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld, Scenes of New York City
Gussow invites the viewer onto the sidewalk behind the man in the bowler hat. His fluid brushwork suggests movement through the streetscape, toward what is likely the 9th Avenue El train crossing overhead.
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