Zita Querido Oil Painting "'Poetry and Truth' MAN"
Zita Querido (Austrian-American, 1917 – 2003)
__"Poetry and Truth" MAN_, circa 1970
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the lower right and to the verso
As a student of Hans Hoffman at his School of Fine Art, Querido was an accomplished Abstract Expressionism artist. She became a teacher at the Riverdale Fine Arts Society and a broadcaster for the Voice of America. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of Miami Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- painting examined under UV light; overpainting to the corners including near the signature; slight scuff marks to the frame; tears to the backing paper to the verso.
- measures frame; sight measures 15.5" W x 11.5" H.