Pee Wee Russell 1966 Oil Painting "Muskogee Schoolroom"
Charles Ellsworth, A.K.A. Pee Wee Russell (American; 1906 – 1969)
Muskogee Schoolroom, 1966
Oil painting on canvas
Signed and dated to lower left
Inscribed to frame on verso #18 Muskogee Schoolroom, 3/4/66
Presented in a wooden frame
An abstract oil painting titled Muskogee Schoolroom by Charles Ellsworth (1906 – 1969), better known as jazz clarinetist Pee Wee Russell. The painting is an abstraction of shape and color that reflects a vision of Mr. Ellsworth’s formative years growing up in Muskogee, Alabama. The work is signed and dated to the lower left and is presented in a wooden frame. Additionally Included, is an 8′ × 10′ glossy ‘Promo’ photo of Pee Wee Russell playing the clarinet, standing next to one of his paintings.
- accretion to canvas; minor scratches and wear to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 23.75" W x 19.5" H.