Wouldn't we all enjoy a cabin in the woods, beside a lake, with mountains in the distance?
|About the Artist||(1886-1978) "A professor of drawing and painting from 1925 to 1957 and Chairman of the Department (1926 to 1954), Jean Paul Slusser had a long career at the University of Michigan Architecture and and Urban Planning school. In addition he was a painter and writer, who lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He had earned an A.B. degree at the University of Michigan and also had attended the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, the Art Students League in New York City and the University of Munich in Germany. Among his teachers were Ben Shahn and Hans Hofmann.
Memberships included the Woodstock Art Association and American Association of Museums
Corcoran Gallery Biennial, 1935; Art Institute of Chicago; Whitney Museum of American Art; Brooklyn Museum; World's Fair, New York, 1939; Society of Independent Artists, 1921-22, 1924, 1926-27; Detroit Institute of Arts, 1926-52, prizes: 1924, 1928, 1931, 1937, 1945; annual Arbor Art Association, 1926-52; Detroit MA , 1931 (prize); Detroit Society of Artists , 1937 (prize). Michigan Watercolor Society, 1946-52 (prize 1951); Old Northwest Territory Exhibition, 1951 (prize), 1952." taken from AskArt.com
|Medium||Watercolor on paper|
|Sight size||14 1/4" height X 21 1/4" width|
|Frame||Painted liner, regular glass, wood molding|
|Frame size||23 1/2" height X 30 1/2" width|
|Signed||"Jean Paul Slusser" at viewer's lower right|
|Condition||Painting is in excellent condition. Liner needs replacing, as does frame.|