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Emile Gruppe
(1896-1978). Emile Albert Gruppe was born in Rochester New York to Helen and Charles P. Gruppe. He lived the early years of his life in the Netherlands as his father Charles Paulo Gruppe, painted with the Hague school of art and acted as a dealer for the Dutch painters in the US. The family returned permanently to the states around 1913 when rumblings of World War I were brewing. All of Emile’s siblings established themselves in the arts. His oldest brother Paulo played the cello, his other brother Karl became a sculptor and his younger sister Virginia a watercolorist. In the early 1930’s Emile found his way to the fishing town of Gloucester, Massachusetts and to the area known as Rocky Neck, one of the oldest artist communities in the US. Here he established his home and The Gloucester School of Painting (1940 – 1970) in an old school house with his mentor John Fabian Carlson. Later, the village of Cambridge and town of Jeffersonville, Vermont with their surrounding mountains became a second campus for his students. And still later, as he grew older, the warm breezes and good fishing of Naples Florida provided another palette for his landscapes.
Morning Light
oil, 20x24, framed 26x30
signed lower right

Morning Light

This painting was given to a young man in 1946
as a trade for a dog that Gruppe was caring for
while the man was off to serve in WWII, and on his
safe return Gruppe could not bear to give the dog back,
so this painting was payment in full.

Hauling in the Nets

Hauling in the Nets
Oil 30x36, framed 39x46
signed lower right

Hauling in the Nets
     
Beech Tree
oil, 30x36, framed 35x41
signed lower right

Beech Tree
 
Bass Rocks, Gloucester, MA
oil, 24x36, framed 30x42
signed lower right

Bass Rocks, Gloucester, MA
     
Fall Light
oil, 20x24, framed 28x32
signed lower right

Fall Light

This painting has been sold
 
Fall Color
oil, 25x30, framed 33x38
signed lower right

Fall Color

This painting has been sold

     








 
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