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Charley Harper Serigraph "Devotion in the Ocean," Circa 1976

Item Details

Charley Harper (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1922 – 2007)
Devotion in the Ocean, circa 1976
Serigraph on paper
Signed to the lower right margin
Numbered 1,162 of 2,000

Charley Harper was an American Modernist artist and illustrator based in Cincinnati, Ohio. After graduating from the Academy of Art in Cincinnati and receiving the school’s first Stephen H. Wilder Travelling Scholarship, Harper gained a reputation as a successful wildlife illustrator, tapped for nature-themed projects such as the Golden Book of Biology, the magazine Ford Times, and the National Parks Service. Harper developed a distinct personal style he described as “Minimal Realism”, capturing the forms of his subjects with the fewest possible visual details, often distilling them down to flat geometric shapes and stylized lines. Charley Harper’s work has been shown at the Kunstverein Hamburg in Germany, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Altman Siegel Gallery in San Francisco, the Trifecta Gallery in Las Vegas, and the Public Trust in Dallas, TX, among other places.

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  • Item not examined outside of mounting

Condition

- toning to artwork and matting; possible small chip or warping to the glass covering of frame at the upper left corner; scratches and scattered accretions to frame.

Dimensions

16.25" W x 21.5" H x 1.0" D

- measurements of frame; image measures 10.25" W x 14.5" H.

Item #

ITMGC53209

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