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Tue, Jan 23, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 122

Christian Lassen "Windsurfer" Painting

Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000

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Christian Riese Lassen (American, b. 1956). Oil on canvas painting titled "Wind Surfer" depicting a colorful abstract composition of a figure on a sailed surfboard. Signed along the lower right.

Lot Essay:
Christian Riese Lassen is a celebrated marine artist and environmental advocate recognized for his breathtaking depictions of marine life and seascapes. Immigrating to the United States at a young age, Lassen found inspiration in the natural beauty of the Hawaiian islands, where he later established his artistic career. His works often feature vibrant and surreal underwater scenes, showcasing a unique blend of fantasy and ecological consciousness.

Lassen's artistry gained widespread acclaim for its ability to convey a deep connection with nature and a commitment to environmental conservation. His paintings have been featured in numerous exhibitions and are widely collected around the world. Over the years, Lassen has utilized his artistic platform to raise awareness about marine conservation issues, aligning his passion for art with a mission to protect the oceans. Christian Riese Lassen's legacy extends beyond the canvas, embodying a harmonious fusion of art and environmental advocacy that continues to inspire both art enthusiasts and conservationists globally.

Sight; height: 39 1/2 in x width: 59 3/4 in. Framed; height: 52 3/4 in x width: 72 3/4 in.

Condition

The colors are bold and bright. There is light wear along the edges including some rubbing and minor spots of paint loss. Some dust gathered along the surface of the work. Light wear to the frame. Edges and verso not inspected.

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