(Kansas, 1931-2002) Mi Dynasty
, circa 1960
Oil on canvas
50 1/2" x 49 1/2"
Titled in pen to the reverse and signed with an estate stamp. The frame measures 51 1/4" x 50 1/4" x 1 1/4".
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.
The paint layer is in very good condition, with no retouching. Mild mildew to the reverse of the canvas.