Iessionistic painting of springtime in Branch Brook Park, Essex County, New Jersey. The park is noted for the largest collection of cherry blossom trees in the United States, thousand of visitors arrive each April for the Cherry Blossom Festival. Sozio’s work exemplifies a Japanese aesthetic in the work, with a focus on an aerial perspective and floating world.
Oil on canvas measures 24 x 30; frame dimensions are 32 1/2 x 38 1/2 x 2. Weight is 10 1/4 pounds. The artist’s signature is lower right. Housed in a modern stepped gold wood frame, with a white linen liner and gold fillet. $2,500.