(Kansas, 1931-2002) Green Theme Harper
, circa 1959
Oil on canvas
28" x 34"
Signed to the bottom right corner, titled to the reverse. A submission tag for the California State Fair and Exposition (Sacramento) is attached to the reverse. The wooden frame measures 28 3/4" x 34 3/4" x 1".
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.
No retouching evident under blacklight inspection.There is a column of spots visible to the reverse of the canvas.