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Earl Staley
"Samson and Delilah" Large Biblical Modern Figurative Painting

1982

$1,800

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Large figurative painting of the biblical subject of Samson and Delilah. The canvas is signed, titled and dated by the artist in the bottom corner and the back of the canvas. The work is not framed. Artist Biography: Earl Staley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and resides in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and teacher with more than 50 years of experience. Mr. Staley holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees. He taught at Washington University, St. Louis; Rice University, Houston; and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he was chairperson of the Art Department. Today he teaches in the Fine Art program at Lonestar College-Tomball, TX. Mr. Staley is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1981 he received the Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome, Italy: he sided in Rome for 4 years. Mr. Staley's paintings look back to his artistic roots and forward to new interpretations of the myths and symbols embedded in his life.

Details

  • Creator
    Earl Staley (1938, American)
  • Creation Year
    1982
  • Dimensions
    Height: 59 in. (149.86 cm)Width: 62.5 in. (158.75 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    There are some chips in the paint on the side of the canvas as well as some chips on the surface of the canvas. They are very minor and do not affect the quality of the piece.
  • Gallery Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: CA25.2020.0204.17191stDibs: LU55135676811

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About the Artist

Earl Staley

Earl Staley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and resides in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and teacher with more than 50 years of experience. Staley holds a bachelor of fine arts and master of fine arts degrees. He taught at Washington University, St. Louis; Rice University, Houston; and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he was chairperson of the art department. Today he teaches in the fine art program at Lone Star College-Tomball, TX. Mr. Staley is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1981 he received the Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome, Italy — he resided in Rome for four years. Mr. Staley's paintings look back to his artistic roots and forward to new interpretations of the myths and symbols embedded in his life. (Biography provided by Reeves Antiques)
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