Joshua Meador Modernist Landscape Oil Painting "Point of View"
Joshua Meador (California/Mississippi, 1911 – 1965)
Point of View
Oil painting on canvas stretched over board
Signed to lower right and to verso
Label to verso from Eisele Gallery of Fine Art
Joshua Meador was born in Mississippi in 1911, and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating in 1935. He then moved to California where he had a notable career with Disney Productions, working as an animator, special effects artist, and animation director and helping to create such classics as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), as well as the MGM science-fiction film Forbidden Planet (1956).
- scattered craquelure; minor dents and finish wear to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 7.75" W x 5.75" H.