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John Tuska Stone Lithographs Including "Taurus"

Item Details

John Tuska (American 1931 – 1998)
Birth of Adam, Taurus, Untitled, circa 1970
Lithographs on paper
Signed and dated 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 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.

Condition

- creases and some tearing to the paper; minor curling of the paper; negligible stains and smudges throughout the composition; toning of the paper; rough edges from being torn.

Dimensions

22.25" W x 28.0" H x 0.1" D

- approximate measurements of lot.

Item #

ITMG876278

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