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Lot 22

NICK VACCARO "Secluded Dynasty" (1965 Oil)

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Nick Vaccaro
(Kansas, 1931-2002)
Secluded Dynasty, 1965
Oil on canvas
50" x 50"

Signed bottom right, signed and titled to the reverse, exhibition tag affixed to the stretcher. The wooden frame measures 51" x 51" x 1 1/2".

Exhibition history: 8th Biennial Exhibition of Regional Art, KSU Friends of Art (1965)

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.


Very good condition. There are a few areas of minor dry cracking to the paint layer. No over-painting or in-painting visible upon blacklight inspection.