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    Ruth Tears (American, 1919-1971)
    Green Thistle, 1954
    Oil on Masonite
    30-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches (77.5 x 29.2 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Ruth Tears 54

    Ruth Tears is a sophisticated example of Texas Modernist artist. It tells the story of an artist with a deep understanding of the art movements that had preceded her. Known for her vibrant, modernist still lifes, Tears works are often jarring and deceivingly simple. Each example of her work is stamped with her signature style -- vibrant colors, flattened perspective, and lack of human figures represent an abstract interpretation, in both style and concept.


    Condition Report*: Minor surface grime; not examined under UV light. Framed Dimensions 37.5 X 18.75 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    12th Saturday
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