William James Glackens, Early Spring, Washington Square, c. 1910, canvas print. Enjoy New-York Historical Society’s Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection at home with this exclusive reproduction. Printed on hand-stretched canvas over wood stretcher bars that are assembled in the exact proportions of the selected work of art, the reproduction covers the entire front surface without cropping at the edges and is ready to hang. This unframed canvas has 1.5 inch side edges that are tinted a natural off-white. The bright white canvas guarantees the color accuracy of the reproduction. Printed with archival quality pigment inks on high-resolution, large-format, 12-color printers, the heavy, 350 gsm, acid-free, cotton canvas has a tight, natural weave. A semi-matte UV coating is applied after printing both for protection and to enhance the depth and richness of the image.
William James Glackens (1870-1938) was an American realist painter and one of the founders of the Ashcan School, which rejected the formal boundaries of artistic beauty laid-down by the conservative National Academy of Design.
Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection, an extraordinary promised gift to the New-York Historical Society from philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld, celebrates a multifaceted and dynamic New York from the 19th century into the present day. The pieces date from the year 1818 to the 21st-century and are all centered on New York City’s defining landmarks, from buildings, bridges and parks, to the art movements that shaped the city’s culture. The artworks are created by American and European artists like Norman Rockwell, Keith Haring, Edward Hopper, and Raoul Dufy, showing the city through their distinctive eyes. On view October 22, 2021 - February 27, 2022.