John Tuska Figural Ink and Graphite Drawings, Mid to Late 20th Century

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John Tuska (American 1931 – 1998)
Untitled (figure studies), 1962 and 1995
13 ink and 3 graphite drawings on paper, Thirteen ink drawing on paper and three graphite drawings on paper
Signed to the lower margins, Signed and Unsigned
Mid to Late 20th Century

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 the 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.

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- tears through paper and on some edges; minor curling of the paper; negligible stains and smudges throughout the composition; toning of the paper.


20.0" W x 26.0" H x 0.1" D

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