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Lot 18

NICK VACCARO "Exchange" (1966 Oil)

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Nick Vaccaro
(Kansas, 1931-2002)
Exchange, 1966
Oil on canvas
62" x 68"

Signed to the bottom right, and signed, dated, and titled to the reverse. Presented in the original thin wooden slat frame.

Nick Vaccaro was a professor and chairman of the drawing and painting department at the University of Kansas. As an artist, Vaccaro was the recipient of purchase awards from the San Francisco Museum of Art (1958), the Dallas Museum of Fine Art (1961), and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, and his work has additionally been exhibited in the Nelson Gallery of Art, Oklahoma Arts Center, Wichita Art Museum, and Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts.


There is a 2" x 2" area of cracking/ flaking paint just above the white area at the left edge of the image. Mildew to the back of the canvas. Mild depressions to the canvas at the top corners.