DescriptionViktor Schreckengost (American, 1906-2008)
And Out to Sea, 1947
Watercolor on Whatman board
22 x 30 inches (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
Signed in paint right corner recto: VIKTOR SCHRECKENGOST
Signed and dated in ink verso
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, "30 May Show, " May 5-June 13, 1948.
H. Adams, Viktor Schreckengost and 20th-Century Design, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, 2000, p. 23 illustrated;
H. Adams, Viktor Schreckengost: American Da Vinci, Tide-Mark Press LTD., Windsor, Connecticut, 2006, pp. 78-9, p. 78 illustrated as "Banking Left," ca. 1945.
In his personal notes, Viktor described this painting as an "Aerial landscape with horizon tipping to lower left; blue grey-green sky with dark clouds above; sparkly white and tan clouds over horizon with dark clouds in front. Land grey-tan flecked with low-lying white clouds...suggestion of sea beyond."
Annotated "sn 7714" with website information in graphite lower left corner versoThere are remnants of masking tape on three edges verso. Very minor edge and corner chipping. Framed without glazing to an overall size of 23 1/4 x 31 1/4 inches.
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