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Albert Bloch, 1913, The Green Domino, oil on canvas, 130.4 x 85.1 cm
Albert Bloch (August 2, 1882 – March 23, 1961) was an American Modernist artist and the only American artist associated with Der Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider), a group of early 20th-century European modernists.
Albert Bloch, 1916, Summer Night, oil on canvas, 119 x 114 cm, private collection
He was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He first studied art at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts. In 1901-03 he produced comic strips and cartoons for the St. Louis Star newspaper. Between 1905 and 1908 he worked as a caricaturist and illustrator for William Marion Reedy's literary and political weekly The Mirror. From 1909 to 1921, Bloch lived and worked mainly in Germany.