Picador; John Potter Wheat (American painter, 1920-1980); c. 1966; 2015.00.1756

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The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College

Name/Title

Picador

About this object

Blue watercolor abstract painting. A building is identifiable in the top left hand corner and an animal (lion?) is in the bottom left corner. There is a purple iridescence over the entire work. Winner of the American Watercolor Society Award, 99th Annual Exhibition, 1966. Purchased by National Academy of Design in New York, N.Y For the Henry W. Ranger Fund.

Maker

John Potter Wheat (American painter, 1920-1980)

Maker Role

painter

Date Made

c. 1966

Medium and Materials

watercolor, paper

egg tempura?

Place Made

United States of America

Inscription and Marks

Silver plates on recto: "Purchased by National Academy of Design. New York, N.Y. For the Henry W. Ranger fund." / "The American watercolor society award, 99th annual exhibition 1966"

SIGNED IN LOWER RIGHT SIDE

Measurements

Image: 31 1/2 x 23 inches

Frame: 38 x 1/2 x 31 inches

Credit Line

Gift to Franklin & Marshall from the National Academy of Design through the Henry W. Ranger Fund

Object Type

watercolor

Object number

2015.00.1756

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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