Inez Hess Folk Art Acrylic Painting of Parade Scene, Late 20th Century
(Maria) Inez Hess (Argentinian-American, 20th century)
Untitled, late 20th century
Acrylic painting on canvas board
Signed to the lower right
Born in Argentina, Maria Inez Hess was based in Pittsburgh and ran with a crowd of self-taught artists including John Graves, Kathleen Ferri, Robert Wright, and others. Referred to as the “suburban Grandma Moses”, she has exhibited her work at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, among other venues.
- warping to canvas board; surface wear present throughout painting; heavy wear to edges of canvas board; loss of paint to edges of canvas board; dirt and residue present to upper left of painting; dust and accretions present throughout painting.