Description

    Otis Dozier (American, 1904-1987)
    Early Afternoon, 1968
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Otis Dozier '68
    Signed and dated on the stretcher: Dozier 1968

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED DALLAS COLLECTOR

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    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    A pillar of Lone Star Regionalism, Otis Dozier was known for the tectonic modernist style exemplified by Early Afternoon, 1968. Born in Forney, Texas, Dozier studied under Vivian Aunspaugh, at the Art Institute of Dallas with Olin Travis and Thomas Stell, and at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center with Boardman Robinson. In 1932, he helped found the Dallas Artists League. He showed in the Dallas Allied Arts exhibitions and at the Texas Centennial Exposition. In the 1950s, Dozier moved away from his Regionalist beginnings to a semi-abstract style based on observation of natural landforms across the American West.




    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; very minor frame wear; under UV light, there appears to be no inpaint. Framed Dimensions 42.25 X 42.25 X 2 Inches

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    October, 2016
    29th Saturday
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