20th/21st Century Art
April 23 — 28, 2022
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET
David Nemerov (1894-1963)
Gifted from the artist to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, Accession No. 1960.02;
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery
David Nemerov and his wife, Gertrude Russek, were a Russian-Jewish couple who lived in New York City and owned Russeks Clothing Store on Fifth Avenue. Nemerov worked at the store for 42 years. He rose from window dresser to president and later chairman of the board. He retired to Palm Beach to paint. David’s younger sisters were photographer Diane Arbus and sculptor/painter Renee Nemerov Sparkia Brown.