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    JOHN E. ALEXANDER (American, b. 1945-)
    Landscape with Barbed Wire Fence
    Oil on canvas
    44 x 44 inches (111.8 x 111.8 cm)
    Signed and inscribed verso: John Alexander / 0.50.71
    PROVENANCE:
    Meredith Long & Company, Houston, Texas (label verso).

    John Alexander was born in Beaumont, Texas. He studied art at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. In 1970, he moved to Houston establishing a studio and teaching at the University of Houston. Alexander has been living and working in New York since the late 1970s, and is represented by galleries across the country. He has been in numerous group and solo exhibitions as well as having major retrospectives at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. Alexander is known for combining realism, abstraction, and surrealism to create compelling paintings of the natural world, especially animals, birds, and bayous. His works can be found in the permanent collections of museums in New York, Los Angeles, and all across Texas.



    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; craquelure throughout, most notably near center left edge and on left half of painting; faint stretcher creases; otherwise, no visible condition issues; not examined under UV. Framed Dimensions 46 X 46 Inches

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