God Comes Down to Inspect His Creations

Charles Surendorf

God Comes Down to Inspect His Creations, Prints by Charles Surendorf
  • Surendorf print
Savvy Price $800.00
Gallery Price $900.00
Title
God Comes Down to Inspect His Creations
Artist
Charles Surendorf
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
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.

About Charles Surendorf

(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

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Cultures

USA

Medium

Prints

Subject

Religious, Humorous

Keywords

Charles Surendorf, Surendorf print