Description

    TOM LEO BLACKWELL (American, b. 1938)
    Red Light, 1975
    Acrylic on canvas
    42 x 62 inches (106.7 x 157.5 cm)
    Signed, titled, and dated verso: "Red Light" / Tom Blackwell '75

    Property of a Distinguished Gentleman

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, Switzerland;
    Christie's, New York, May 6, 1997, lot 61;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    Flint Institute of Art, Flint, Michigan, "Art and the Automobile," January-March, 1978, no. 18;
    State University of Potsdam, Brainerd Hall Gallery, Postdam, New York, "Landscape-Cityscape," September-October 1978;
    The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan, "Toyoma Now '81," 1981;
    Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, "Rebounding Surface," August-September 1982.

    LITERATURE:
    L. Meisel, Photorealism, New York 1980, p. 105, no. 194, illus.


    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; there appear to be a few linear surface scratches, one most visible at the middle to lower left edge, measuring approx. 5 inches vertically; other minor abrasions are visible near upper center edge; otherwise, artwork is in good condition.  Framed Dimensions 44 X 64 Inches

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