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God Comes Down to Inspect His Creations

Charles Surendorf

About The God Comes Down to Inspect His Creations

Printed on extremely thin paper, this print's imagery is highly expressionistic.

With the chaos we all witness in every newscast, the humor in this composition is not lost on any of us.  Many flavors of human behavior are depicted in this scene.

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Printed on extremely thin paper, this print's imagery is highly expressionistic.

With the chaos we all witness in every newscast, the humor in this composition is not lost on any of us.  Many flavors of human behavior are depicted in this scene.

About the Artist

(1906-1979) American  "Painter and printmaker, Charles Frederick Surendorf was born in Richmond, Indiana and studied at Art Institute of Chicago, Art Students League, Mills College and Ohio State University.

In 1946 he moved permanently to Columbia, California in the Sierra foothills and produced works with an historic California theme. In Columbia he was director of the short-lived Mother Lode Art School (1956). He was the director of the first San Francisco Art Festival.

His paintings and prints depicted the rough-and-tumble of the old mining country in an expressionist regionalist style related to Thomas Hart Benton.

Member: California Society of Etchers; San Francisco Art Association; Mother Lode Art Association; Bay Region Art Association, Oakland.

Exhibited: L.A. County Museum of Art, 1936; Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939; San Francisco Museum of Art, 1936-46; De Young Museum, 1946; Art Institute of Chicago; National Academy of Design, NY"

The above was submitted to Askart.com by Marilyn Pink

Medium Linoleum Engraving
Edition 1st Edition/ 100
Image size 13" height X 17" width
Frame Single mat, regular glass, black wood molding. Frame is completely unworthy. No value was attached to the frame.
Frame size 18 1/4" height X 23 1/4" width
Signed "Charles Surendorf" at viewer's lower right margin in graphite
Date of creation Circa 1940's
Condition Print in its frame appears to be in excellent condition. Frame is battered.
Provenance J Will
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