Max Arthur Cohn

Max Arthur Cohn was born in 1903 in England.  At the age of two his family emigrated to the United States.  Cohn spent the majority of his life living in New York City, until his death in 1998.   He studied at the Art Students League of New York from 1925-1927 and at the Académie Colarossi in Paris France in 1927.  Max was a prolific artist in a multitude of media and style.  He was a founding member of the National Serigraph Society, he co-wrote the book Silk Screen Stenciling as Fine Art in 1942.  During the Great Depression, he was one of the artists selected for the PWAP (Public Works Art Project) and the WPA's Easel Project. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum of American Artist, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, New York Public Library and many more prestigious collections.   Read more Biographical Information about Max Arthur Cohn.

Bathers by Max Arthur Cohn oil on canvas stretched 1970

Bathers
by Max Arthur Cohn
oil on canvas stretched
1970

Trio, Musicians 1979-773  by Max Arthur Cohn oil on canvas 1979 26x35

Trio, Musicians 1979-773
by Max Arthur Cohn
oil on canvas
1979
26x35

Three Musicians 837-1981  by Max Arthur Cohn oil on canvas 1981 20x25

Three Musicians 837-1981
by Max Arthur Cohn
oil on canvas
1981
20x25

Trio 892-1982 by Max Arthur Cohn oil on canvas  1982 22x28

Trio 892-1982
by Max Arthur Cohn
oil on canvas
1982
22x28

After The Race 1958-G46 by Max Arthur Cohn 1958 Gouache on Paper 9.5” x 12.5”

After The Race 1958-G46
by Max Arthur Cohn
1958
Gouache on Paper
9.5” x 12.5”

Trio 1982-G7 by Max Arthur Cohn 1982 Gouache on Paper 13.75” x 18”

Trio 1982-G7
by Max Arthur Cohn
1982
Gouache on Paper
13.75” x 18”

Four Women 1962-G18 by Max Arthur Cohn 1962 Gouache on Paper 19.25” x 24.5”

Four Women 1962-G18
by Max Arthur Cohn
1962
Gouache on Paper
19.25” x 24.5”

Musicians 1979-G7 by Max Arthur Cohn 1979 Gouache on Paper 10.5” x 14.25”

Musicians 1979-G7
by Max Arthur Cohn
1979
Gouache on Paper
10.5” x 14.25”

Seated Woman -1955-G3 by Max Arthur Cohn 1955 Gouache on Paper 10.75” x 14.5”

Seated Woman -1955-G3
by Max Arthur Cohn
1955
Gouache on Paper
10.75” x 14.5”

Trio 1979-G9 by Max Arthur Cohn 1979 Gouache on Paper 11” x 14.75”

Trio 1979-G9
by Max Arthur Cohn
1979
Gouache on Paper
11” x 14.75”

Seated Figure 1961-G42 by Max Arthur Cohn 1961 Gouache on Paper 17” x 23.25”

Seated Figure 1961-G42
by Max Arthur Cohn
1961
Gouache on Paper
17” x 23.25”

On the Stairs 1953-G6 by Max Arthur Cohn 1953 Gouache on Paper 7” x 10”

On the Stairs 1953-G6
by Max Arthur Cohn
1953
Gouache on Paper
7” x 10”

Gloucester 1978-10 by Max Arthur Cohn 1978 Watercolor on Paper 15 x 21

Gloucester 1978-10
by Max Arthur Cohn
1978
Watercolor on Paper
15 x 21

McGraw Hill Building 1990-G2 by Max Arthur Cohn 1990 Gouache on Paper 15" X 20"

McGraw Hill Building 1990-G2
by Max Arthur Cohn
1990
Gouache on Paper
15" X 20"

Seated Woman 1972-G19 by Max Arthur Cohn 1972 Gouache on Paper 10" x 13"

Seated Woman 1972-G19
by Max Arthur Cohn
1972
Gouache on Paper
10" x 13"

Woman Reading 1967-G48 by Max Arthur Cohn 1967 Gouache on Paper 14" x 19"

Woman Reading 1967-G48
by Max Arthur Cohn
1967
Gouache on Paper
14" x 19"

Two Standing Figures 1958-G12 by Max Arthur Cohn 1958 Gouache on Paper 12" x 16"

Two Standing Figures 1958-G12
by Max Arthur Cohn
1958
Gouache on Paper
12" x 16"

1974-527 by Max Arthur Cohn 1974 Oil on Canvas 14" x 18"

1974-527
by Max Arthur Cohn
1974
Oil on Canvas
14" x 18"

1960-G9 by Max Arthur Cohn 1960 Gouache on Paper 18" x 24"

1960-G9
by Max Arthur Cohn
1960
Gouache on Paper
18" x 24"

Three Figures 200-1972 by Max Arthur Cohn OIl on Canvas 1972 28" x 38"

Three Figures 200-1972
by Max Arthur Cohn
OIl on Canvas
1972
28" x 38"

Three Women 1960-G12 by Max Arthur Cohn 1960 19" x 24" Gouache on Paper

Three Women 1960-G12
by Max Arthur Cohn
1960
19" x 24"
Gouache on Paper

City Abstract 1950-6 by Max Arthur Cohn Watercolor on Paper 13" x 16" 1950 New York City

City Abstract 1950-6
by Max Arthur Cohn
Watercolor on Paper
13" x 16"
1950 New York City

Cityscape 1992-G4 by Max Arthur Cohn Gouache on Paper 1992 New York City 12" x 16"

Cityscape 1992-G4
by Max Arthur Cohn
Gouache on Paper
1992 New York City
12" x 16"

1925-6 Construction by Max Arthur Cohn 1925  13" x 19"  watercolor

1925-6 Construction
by Max Arthur Cohn
1925
13" x 19"
watercolor

Abstract NY 1968-G3 by Max Arthur Cohn 14" x 21" 1968 New York City Gouache on Paper

Abstract NY 1968-G3
by Max Arthur Cohn
14" x 21"
1968 New York City
Gouache on Paper

Provincetown 1961-13 by Max Arthur Cohn 18" x 24" Watercolor on paper 1961 Cape Cod - Provincetown, MA

Provincetown 1961-13
by Max Arthur Cohn
18" x 24"
Watercolor on paper
1961 Cape Cod - Provincetown, MA

Haiti 1958-2 by Max Arthur Cohn 18" x 23" Watercolor and Gouache on paper 1958

Haiti 1958-2
by Max Arthur Cohn
18" x 23"
Watercolor and Gouache on paper
1958

Quartet 1963-G12 by Max Arthur Cohn 19" x 23" Gouache on Paper 1963

Quartet 1963-G12
by Max Arthur Cohn
19" x 23"
Gouache on Paper
1963

Seated Woman 1970-G4 by Max Arthur Cohn 20" x 26" Gouache on Paper 1970

Seated Woman 1970-G4
by Max Arthur Cohn
20" x 26"
Gouache on Paper
1970

377-1959 by Max Arthur Cohn 22" x 28" Oil on Board 1959

377-1959
by Max Arthur Cohn
22" x 28"
Oil on Board
1959

Two Figures 220-1969 by Max Arthur Cohn Oil on Canvas 20" x 34" 1969

Two Figures 220-1969
by Max Arthur Cohn
Oil on Canvas
20" x 34"
1969

Abstract Figures 616-1976 by Max Arthur Cohn 24" x 32" Oil on Canvas 1976

Abstract Figures 616-1976
by Max Arthur Cohn
24" x 32"
Oil on Canvas
1976

Two Abstract Figures 636-1976 by Max Arthur Cohn 28" x 38"" Oil on Canvas 1976

Two Abstract Figures 636-1976
by Max Arthur Cohn
28" x 38""
Oil on Canvas
1976

Untitled 658-1976 by Max Arthur Cohn 12" x 16" Oil on Canvas 1976

Untitled 658-1976
by Max Arthur Cohn
12" x 16"
Oil on Canvas
1976

Abstract Figures 673-1977 by Max Arthur Cohn 24" x 30" Oil on Canvas 1977

Abstract Figures 673-1977
by Max Arthur Cohn
24" x 30"
Oil on Canvas
1977

Abstract Figures 688-1977 by Max Arthur Cohn 24" x 30" Oil on Canvas 1977

Abstract Figures 688-1977
by Max Arthur Cohn
24" x 30"
Oil on Canvas
1977

Abstraction 1018-1985 by Max Arthur Cohn 24" x 30" Oil on Canvas 1985

Abstraction 1018-1985
by Max Arthur Cohn
24" x 30"
Oil on Canvas
1985

Reclining Woman 1974-G53 by Max Arthur Cohn 9" x 12" Gouache on Paper 1974

Reclining Woman 1974-G53
by Max Arthur Cohn
9" x 12"
Gouache on Paper
1974

Two Bathers by Max Arthur Cohn oil on canvas stretched 1969

Two Bathers
by Max Arthur Cohn
oil on canvas stretched
1969

Trio, Musicians 1979-773a  by Max Arthur Cohn oil on canvas 1979 20x25

Trio, Musicians 1979-773a
by Max Arthur Cohn
oil on canvas
1979
20x25

Orchestra U22-1971  by Max Arthur Cohn oil on canvas 1971 20x23

Orchestra U22-1971
by Max Arthur Cohn
oil on canvas
1971
20x23

Before the Race III 1958-G47 by Max Arthur Cohn 1958 Gouache on Paper 11.5” x 15.5”

Before the Race III 1958-G47
by Max Arthur Cohn
1958
Gouache on Paper
11.5” x 15.5”

Two Seated Figures 1962-G23 by Max Arthur Cohn 1962 Gouache on Paper 13” x 18”

Two Seated Figures 1962-G23
by Max Arthur Cohn
1962
Gouache on Paper
13” x 18”

Quartette 1979-G2 by Max Arthur Cohn 1979 Gouache on Paper 14” x 18”

Quartette 1979-G2
by Max Arthur Cohn
1979
Gouache on Paper
14” x 18”

Seated Figure 1994-G17 by Max Arthur Cohn 1994 Gouache on Paper 13” x 17”

Seated Figure 1994-G17
by Max Arthur Cohn
1994
Gouache on Paper
13” x 17”

Musicians 1979-G4 by Max Arthur Cohn 1979 Gouache on Paper 10.5” x 14

Musicians 1979-G4
by Max Arthur Cohn
1979
Gouache on Paper
10.5” x 14

Abstract NY Buildings 1993-G3 by Max Arthur Cohn 1993 Gouache on Paper 13.5” x 17”

Abstract NY Buildings 1993-G3
by Max Arthur Cohn
1993
Gouache on Paper
13.5” x 17”

NY Landscape 1990-G4 by Max Arthur Cohn 1990 Gouache on Paper 14.25” x 21.25”

NY Landscape 1990-G4
by Max Arthur Cohn
1990
Gouache on Paper
14.25” x 21.25”

McGraw Hill Building 1978-G3 by Max Arthur Cohn 1978 Gouache on Paper 11” x 15”

McGraw Hill Building 1978-G3
by Max Arthur Cohn
1978
Gouache on Paper
11” x 15”

Musicians 1984-G1 by Max Arthur Cohn 1984 Gouache on Paper 11” x 15”

Musicians 1984-G1
by Max Arthur Cohn
1984
Gouache on Paper
11” x 15”

Cityscape nd-G26 by Max Arthur Cohn not dated Gouache on Paper 8.75” x 10”

Cityscape nd-G26
by Max Arthur Cohn
not dated
Gouache on Paper
8.75” x 10”

Chrysler Building 1995-G2 by Max Arthur Cohn  1995 Gouache on Paper 13.25” x 17”

Chrysler Building 1995-G2
by Max Arthur Cohn
1995
Gouache on Paper
13.25” x 17”

Seated Figure 1973-G64 by Max Arthur Cohn 1964 Gouache on Paper 8.5” x 11.5”

Seated Figure 1973-G64
by Max Arthur Cohn
1964
Gouache on Paper
8.5” x 11.5”

Abstract NY 1978-G2 by Max Arthur Cohn 1978 Gouache on Paper 9" x 14"

Abstract NY 1978-G2
by Max Arthur Cohn
1978
Gouache on Paper
9" x 14"

Abstract Cityscape 1974-G1 by Max Arthur Cohn 1974 Gouache on Paper 9" x 12"

Abstract Cityscape 1974-G1
by Max Arthur Cohn
1974
Gouache on Paper
9" x 12"

Two Woman at the Beach 1969-G24 by Max Arthur Cohn 1969 Gouache on Paper 12" x 15"

Two Woman at the Beach 1969-G24
by Max Arthur Cohn
1969
Gouache on Paper
12" x 15"

Figures at the Beach 1967-G21a by Max Arthur Cohn 1967 Watercolor on Paper 11.75 x 16"

Figures at the Beach 1967-G21a
by Max Arthur Cohn
1967
Watercolor on Paper
11.75 x 16"

Abstract Figures 1993-G10 by Max Arthur Cohn 1993 Gouache on Paper 15" x 21"

Abstract Figures 1993-G10
by Max Arthur Cohn
1993
Gouache on Paper
15" x 21"

1990-1095 by Max Arthur Cohn 1990 Oil on Canvas 18" x 24"

1990-1095
by Max Arthur Cohn
1990
Oil on Canvas
18" x 24"

1963-235 by Max Arthur Cohn 1963 Oil on Canvas 16" x 20"

1963-235
by Max Arthur Cohn
1963
Oil on Canvas
16" x 20"

Reclining Nude 1968-G8 by Max Arthur Cohn 8" x 11" Gouache on Paper 1968

Reclining Nude 1968-G8
by Max Arthur Cohn
8" x 11"
Gouache on Paper
1968

Rooftops 1948-13 by Max Arthur Cohn Watercolor on Paper 18" x 23" 1948 New York City

Rooftops 1948-13
by Max Arthur Cohn
Watercolor on Paper
18" x 23"
1948 New York City

Abstract Buildings 1948-11 by Max Arthur Cohn Watercolor on Paper 1948 New York City 18" x 24"

Abstract Buildings 1948-11
by Max Arthur Cohn
Watercolor on Paper
1948 New York City
18" x 24"

Abstract Cityscape 1964-G1 by Max Arthur Cohn 13" x 17" Gouache on Paper 1964 New York City

Abstract Cityscape 1964-G1
by Max Arthur Cohn
13" x 17"
Gouache on Paper
1964 New York City

NY Buildings 1964-G4 by Max Arthur Cohn 1964 New York 12" x 16" Gouache on Paper

NY Buildings 1964-G4
by Max Arthur Cohn
1964 New York
12" x 16"
Gouache on Paper

New Milford 1945-1 by Max Arthur Cohn 18" x 23" Watercolor on Paper 1945

New Milford 1945-1
by Max Arthur Cohn
18" x 23"
Watercolor on Paper
1945

Trio 1993-G21 by Max Arthur Cohn 15" x 22" Gouache on Paper 1993

Trio 1993-G21
by Max Arthur Cohn
15" x 22"
Gouache on Paper
1993

Leaning Figure 1966-G14 by Max Arthur Cohn 9" x 12" Gouache on Paper 1966

Leaning Figure 1966-G14
by Max Arthur Cohn
9" x 12"
Gouache on Paper
1966

Standing Nude 1969-G33 by Max Arthur Cohn 10" x 13" Gouache on Paper 1969

Standing Nude 1969-G33
by Max Arthur Cohn
10" x 13"
Gouache on Paper
1969

Seated Figure 607-1975 by Max Arthur Cohn Oil on Canvas 16" x 20" 1975

Seated Figure 607-1975
by Max Arthur Cohn
Oil on Canvas
16" x 20"
1975

Abstract Figures 480A-1973 by Max Arthur Cohn Oil on Canvas 1973 11" x 14"

Abstract Figures 480A-1973
by Max Arthur Cohn
Oil on Canvas
1973
11" x 14"

Three Abstract Figures 592-1975 by Max Arthur Cohn 20" x 24" Oil on Canvas 1970

Three Abstract Figures 592-1975
by Max Arthur Cohn
20" x 24"
Oil on Canvas
1970

Three Standing Figures 643-1976 by Max Arthur Cohn 24" x 32" Oil on Canvas 1970

Three Standing Figures 643-1976
by Max Arthur Cohn
24" x 32"
Oil on Canvas
1970

Two Figures 659-1977 by Max Arthur Cohn 22" x 28" Oil on Canvas 1977

Two Figures 659-1977
by Max Arthur Cohn
22" x 28"
Oil on Canvas
1977

Two Seated Figures 676-1977 by Max Arthur Cohn 29" x 37" Oil on Canvas 1977

Two Seated Figures 676-1977
by Max Arthur Cohn
29" x 37"
Oil on Canvas
1977

Abstract Figures 690-1977 by Max Arthur Cohn 30" x 40" Oil on Canvas 1977

Abstract Figures 690-1977
by Max Arthur Cohn
30" x 40"
Oil on Canvas
1977

Seated Figure 828-1981 by Max Arthur Cohn 24" x 30" Oil on Canvas 1981

Seated Figure 828-1981
by Max Arthur Cohn
24" x 30"
Oil on Canvas
1981