Original oil painting on board by Fred Berger, a 20th Century Chicago modernist painter, in the magic realist tradition of Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, another Chicago master. This painting measures roughly 26" by 24". It is signed l.l. and dated 67, also inscribed verso: #9, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Schneider, Lincolnwood, Illinois/ Artist Fred Berger/ Title: "A Man and his Shadow". Fred Berger exhibited and won prizes at the AIC in 1960 and 1961. He specialized in allegorical figurative compositions, and this work, as well as the other by this artist currently listed on this site, are great examples of this style. Fred Berger is well remembered as an influential life-drawing instructor at the American Academy of Art in Chicago during the seventies and eighties. He is listed in www.askart.com, www.artprice.com, Who Was Who in American Art, etc. Offered in excellent original condition, with original frame. We currently hold a second work by this artist. Please see listing.