Fine Art/Oil Paiting
I recently purchased an oil painting signed Stein 05'. It has been painted on canvas and set in an old fraim. I am not very familiar with art but it looks like an abstract painting. Solid blue, yellow, white and black. The painting is of a yellow road that cuts the painting in half. On the road are what seems to be female figures clad in white. Half of the figures have been stopped by a large flute played by a hand and a head surrounded by a question mark. Also there is a large fiddle above the flute that looks like a crying face and it cuts the painting diagonally the other way. In the background the road seems to be suspended in water and in the sky above the women there are window boxes with men (almost like a jury).
I was wondering if you know anything about this artist? Could it be the writer Gertrude Stein, since the painting has a very feminst theme and from what I can tell the style seems to be from the early 20th century?
Thank you for your help?
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