Lost Art Salon is a San Francisco-based gallery that specializes in the rediscovery of historically significant artists and the curation of fine art collections reflecting the major styles and movements of the Modern Era. Open to the public, the gallerys showroom offers over 5,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from the late 19th Century through the present, with a strong emphasis on 20th Century Modernism.
Liza Granick was born in Nova Kraruka, Russia and had six children with her husband Josef Granick before immigrating to the United States in 1905. One of those children was Arthur Granick who along with his wife Anne went on to become an important art collector in New York City. It is through the family of Arthur and Anne Granick that we acquired this lovely collection.
Liza Granick began painting very late in life as a method of relieving the pains of arthritis in her fingers. She was 75 years old. Her use of bright colors and playful pastoral imagery garnered her many fans, including the owners of Gallery Sixty Two in New York City, where she had an exhibition in the early 1950s. Liza died 1955 in just shortly after a major highlight in her painting career; the opportunity to present former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt with one of her paintings in person at the United Nations.