Description

    J. J. MCVICKER (1911-2004)
    Embryonic Forms, 1948
    Casein on paper
    23 x 15-1/2 inches (58.4 x 39.4 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right
    Dated and titled verso

    This painting by J. J. McVicker is done in casein, a popular water soluble media used widely in the 1940s. It is a vibrant bimorphic abstraction of three figures: man (right), woman( left), and child (middle). The female form to the left contains an unborn "embryo."

    This painting is an excellent example of the transitional period in McVicker's career, where he had moved on from a regionalist style, but was yet to yield to total abstraction.

    Provenance:
    Estate of J. J. McVicker
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Excellent condition. New frame in excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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