Bernice Fisher Stacy Abstract Oil Painting, Circa 1980
Bernice Fisher Stacy (American, 20th century)
Untitled, circa 1980
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the stretcher verso
Bernice Fisher Stacy was a New York-based artist known for her monumental abstract paintings. Many of her pieces feature graphic motifs, such as large geometric and organic shapes painted in vibrant colors and stark outlines, while her Abstract Expressionist pieces are executed with gestural brushstrokes. She also paints figural pieces that exhibit both Fauvist and Cubist elements. Stacy studied at the Art Students League in New York where she met her artist husband Don Stacy. Beginning in 1953, the couple lived in France for two years while her husband studied on a Fullbright grant. After returning to the United States, the couple opened the Stacy Studio Workshop which they managed together.
- abrasions and paint stains; paint chipping and scratches throughout the composition; examined under UV light, no apparent retouching to note; minor warping of the canvas; some stains and abrasions to the surface; dust and debris.