A bustling street scene of the artist’s native Brooklyn New York, with tenements and street vendors on view on a picturesque busy New York corner. The painting is signed lower left F. Krieger, and was painted in a regionalist, WPA aesthetic in the 1930s by Florence Krieger, a well listed and exhibited Brooklyn artist who worked in a variety of mediums. Painting is framed in a rough hewn wide profile wood frame and is ready to hang.
Florence Krieger exhibited at the following : National Academy of Design; National Arts Club; Allied Artists of America; Salmagundi Club (award); Brooklyn Museum; Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club; Riverside Museum (award); Lindenhurst Memorial Library; Knickerbocker Artists (award); Audubon Society; Pen and Brush Club; Lever House; America House; American Artists Professional League; Long Island University; Shuster Gallery; Grace Gallery; Park South Gallery; Carnegie Hall; Art Students League (purchase prize); Terris Gallery, United Nations.
Her training was from the High School of Art and Design; Art Students League; National Academy of Design and Cooper Union Art School. She was a member of Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club; American Artists Professional League; National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors; Audubon Artists and the Knickerbocker Artists.
Krieger was an instructor in sculpture at New York School of Industrial Arts and at Gallery 7, Brooklyn. Her public commissions include a six foot menorah in bronze; Eternal Light for Westminster Chapel; four portraits for Lucien Piccard; Sculptured Scorpio and Leo the Lion for the Crewe Group of Companies; medals for the Board of Education and Art Students League; numerous portrait paintings.