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On View: December 9, 2022 - March 19, 2023

After Curator Maeve Lawler discovered five of Regensburg’s seminal works in the Stamford Museum’s permanent collection, it was clear that a larger, dedicated exhibition was long overdue. This retrospective, which features over 65 works including loans from institutions and private collections, will be the first museum exhibition recognizing the artist’s captivating life and career.

 

Mid-century modern artist Sophy Regensburg (1885-1974) began painting late in life at the age of 67 in 1950’s New York City – yet she produced more than 500 works of art over the course of her short, but prolific, career. Celebrated for her vivid still-lifes depicting objects culled from her everyday life – a pitcher of tulips, a plate of shucked oysters, a slice of cherry pie – the artist gained national recognition during her lifetime. Her works, featuring crisp outlines, saturated colors, meticulous patterning, and a compressed perspective, follow in the tradition of Golden Age Dutch still-lifes.

 

On Sale Now!

To commemorate the first-ever museum exhibition celebrating Sophy Regensburg's captivating life and career, we have produced a limited number of original Exhibition Posters, on sale now in both our Bendel Mansion Reception area and Overbrook Gift Shop.

24" x 36”
$25/each
<b>Sophy Regensburg </b>(1885-1974)<br><i>Oysters with Chinese Calligraphy</i>, undated<br>
Casein on canvas<br>
10 1/8 x 14 1/8 inches<br>
Tufts University Permanent Collection: Gift of Mary Regensburg Feist
Sophy Regensburg (1885-1974)
Oysters with Chinese Calligraphy, undated
Casein on canvas
10 1/8 x 14 1/8 inches
Tufts University Permanent Collection: Gift of Mary Regensburg Feist
<b>Sophy Regensburg </b>(1885-1974)<br>
<i>Sliced Loaf</i>, c. 1968<br>
Casein on canvas<br>
16 x 20 inches<br>
Collection of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center<br>
Gift of Mr. Charles Regensburg, 85.7.2<br>
Sophy Regensburg (1885-1974)
Sliced Loaf, c. 1968
Casein on canvas
16 x 20 inches
Collection of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Gift of Mr. Charles Regensburg, 85.7.2