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Emile A. Gruppe, 1896-1978
October 5, 2008 - November 23, 2008
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ROCKPORT ART ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES MAJOR EXHIBITION:
“EMILE A. GRUPPÉ, 1896 - 1978”

Important Works of Emile A. Gruppé, Noted Cape Ann Landscape Painter, On Exhibit October 5 – November 23, 2008

ROCKPORT, Mass., September 12, 2008 -- The Rockport Art Association, in partnership with the Spanierman Gallery, LLC, of New York, is pleased to announce an important upcoming exhibition, “Emile A. Gruppé, 1876 - 1978”
featuring over forty paintings from the “Emile A. Gruppé” exhibition held at the Spanierman Gallery in New York City, July 10 to August 30, 2008. In addition to these paintings by Emile, the exhibition will include paintings by his father, Charles P. (1860-1940), and son Robert C. (b. 1944). The exhibition will run from October 5 to November 23, 2008 at the Rockport Art Association, located at 12 Main Street in Rockport, Massachusetts.

A preview and opening gala will be held on October 3, 2008 from 7 pm to 9 pm, and will feature a gallery talk by Charles J. Movalli, local artist, art historian and co-editor of the acclaimed book, “Gruppé on Painting: Direct Techniques in Oil,” published in 1977. To commemorate this show, the Rockport Art Association is re-printing a limited number of copies of this book, which Mr. Movalli will sign at the opening. The Spanierman exhibition catalog will also be available for sale. Tickets for the gala are $50 per person, and may be purchased in advance by calling the Rockport Art Association at 978-546-6604.

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Emile A. Gruppe, 1896-1978
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The Rockport Art Association, in partnership with the Spanierman Gallery, LLC, of New York, is pleased to announce an important upcoming exhibition, “Emile A. Gruppé, 1876 - 1978”. more  
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