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John Tuska Figural Nude Ink Wash Drawings

Item Details

John Tuska (Kentucky, 1931 – 1998)
Untitled (figural drawings), late 20th century
Ink and wash drawings on paper, Ink wash drawings on paper
Signed to 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 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

- scattered marks and smudges to compositions; toning to paper; edgewear; multi-figural composition with creasing and small tear to lower right corner.

Dimensions

20.0" W x 26.0" H x 0.1" D

- measures one sheet.

Item #

ITMA000AG6

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