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Alan Tompkins
Seated Figure

1956

$1,200

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Beautiful figural abstraction by American artist, Alan Tompkins (1907-2007). Seated Figure, 1956. Oil on Devoe academy board measures 11 x 13 inches; 15.5 x 17.5 inches in a handsome chestnut wood frame with beveled linen liner. The frame profile is deep, measuring 1 7/8 inches. No damage or restoration. Signed and dated lower left. Birth place: New Rochelle, NY Addresses: Bloomfield, CT Profession: Painter, educator, illustrator, lecturer, sculptor Studied: Columbia Univ. (B.A.); Yale Univ. (B.F.A.) Exhibited: AIC, 1936; mural sketches & traveling exh., U.S. & abroad; Herron AI, Indianapolis; Ind. Artists Ann., 1937-38; AIC Ann, 1938; PAFA Ann., 1939; Sweat Mem. Mus., 1943; CAFA Ann., 1952-71 (first prize for painting, 1968-70). Member: Conn. Acad. (v. pres., 1970-72); Conn. WC Soc. Work: commissions: mural paintings comn. by US Treas. Dept. for post off. at Indianapolis, Ind., 1936, Martinsville, Ind., 1937 & Boone, NC, 1940; mural painting, Gen. Elec. Co, Bridgeport, Conn., 1944; mural painting, Cent. Baptist Church, Hartford, Conn., 1958. Comments: Preferred media: oils. Positions: dir., Hartford Art Sch., Univ. Hartford, 1957-69; comnr., Fine Arts Comn., Hartford, 1959-69; v. chancellor, Univ. Hartford, 1960-. Teaching: t., John Herron AI (1934-38); instr. painting, Cooper Union Art Sch., 1938-43; lectr. painting, Columbia Univ., 1946-51; prof. painting & art hist., Univ. Hartford, 1951-. Research: 20th century art.

Details

  • Creator
    Alan Tompkins (1907 - 2007, American)
  • Creation Year
    1956
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)Width: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Hudson, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU24521302653

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