John Tuska Figural Stone Lithographs and Etching, Late 20th Century
John Tuska (Kentucky, 1931–1998), John Tuska (American 1931 – 1998)
Untitled, circa 1970, Untitled, late 20th century
Stone lithographs and etching on paper.
Two stone lithographs on paper; one etching on paper
One signed and dated to the lower margin, Unsigned and signed.
Late 20th Century, 1970s
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.
- uneven toning to paper; edgewear to sheets; surface smudges and stray ink marks; bent corners and crease marks to paper.
- approximate measurements of lot.