(Kansas, 1931-2002) Theme to the West #21 (Sunstruck)
, circa 1989
Acrylic on canvas
56" x 68"
Title and estate-stamp signature to the reverse.
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.
A little bit of scattered grime across the surface of the painting. Some mildew across the reverse of the canvas. The canvas at the top right corner is slightly depressed.