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John Tuska Figural Embellished Watercolor Paintings, Mid-Late 20th Century

Item Details

John Tuska (Lexington, Kentucky, 1931-1998)
Untitled (figural), mid-late 20th century
Two watercolor paintings with graphite embellishments on paper and one watercolor painting on paper
Signed to the lower right

Provenance
From the artist’s estate

Tuska was a Kentucky-based artist, born in Yukon, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his sculptures, ceramics, paper casts, inks, and watercolors. He acquired his formal education at New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, New York. After serving in the U.S Navy, he became an educator at the University of Kentucky, which commissioned him to produce his first and last major works in ceramic Genesis (1969) and bronze Illumine (1995). His work can be found in multiple institutions including Museum of Arts and Science, Georgetown College, Krannert Art Museum, Palmer Art Museum, Pennsylvania State University and University of Kentucky Art Museum, among many others.

Condition

- wear to the edges; toning and minor accretion to paper; wrinkling to one of the papers.

Dimensions

28.0" W x 17.0" H x 0.1" D

- measures largest sheet.

Item #

ITMG595654

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