Max Weber (Fine Arts, Alumnus)
Avoirdupois, (1915), oil on canvas
21 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (53.4 x 46.3 cm), The Baltimore Museum of Art, Purchased with exchange funds from Bequest of Mabel Garrison Siemonn, in Memory of her Husband, George Siemonn, BMA 1970.31, Photography by: Mitro Hood.
The fractured contours and stenciled lettering of Weber's still life show the influence of European modernism on Weber, who was among the first American artist to explore Cubism. In 1930, he was the first American artists to be honored with a solo retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art.