Signed lower right "Sears" and dated 1960.

A substantial, Expressionist style figural oil showing a partially-draped woman seated at a dressing-table and brushing her hair with an expression of absorbed self-reflection. An eloquent and intuitive
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Sears
Large Mid-century Figural

1960

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Signed lower right "Sears" and dated 1960. A substantial, Expressionist style figural oil showing a partially-draped woman seated at a dressing-table and brushing her hair with an expression of absorbed self-reflection. An eloquent and intuitive mid-century work painted with a bravura brush in muted tones of ocher, rust and gold.

Details

  • Artist
    Sears (American)
  • Creation Year
    1960
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    minor restoration, minor losses; unframed
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 48 in. x W 36 in. x D 1 in.H 121.92 cm x W 91.44 cm x D 2.54 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU344115332
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