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Kamil Kubik (Czechoslovaki/America 1930-2011) is known as the Master of Cityscapes. Large Impressionist view of the Boston Common, founded in 1634, is America’s oldest park. It is a piece of ancient landscape which has belonged uninterrupted to the people of Boston since 1634. It has been a significant piece of Boston’s history from the early 1700’s to the current day. Large mural which hung in the Ritz Carlton Hotel before its renovations in early 2000. The scene depicts the Massachusetts State House, Frog Pond, fountain, etc. with several figures of playing children and adults enjoying the park. It measures 164 inches long by 48 inches tall. Signed lower right Kamil Kubrik. Unframed. Good condition. Kamil Kubik was known internationally as the "Master of Cityscapes." Throughout his career, Kubik received many honors and awards, including: official artist of the White House, official painter for both the U.S. Open Tennis and Golf championships, "New Yorker of the Year," and "Ellis Island Medal of Honor." His pastel of Carnegie Hall, the first American poster in China, was presented by Isaac Stern to the People's Republic. The artist also worked with the Ritz-Carlton Hotels, the Greenbrier and the Breakers. Kubik also published a book, "Cityscapes", for the Grumbacher Art Company. His art is included in the private collections of President and Mrs. Laura Bush, Rudolph Giuliani, Prince Rainier of Monaco and Princess Grace, HRH Queen Elizabeth II, Presidents Ford and Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Scribner. Unframed.


Good condition.

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Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Sep 30, 2018