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Frank Gallo
BATHTUB MEDITATION Signed Lithograph, Female Nude Bath Portrait, Art Nouveau

1976

$880
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Bathtub Meditation is a hand printed, original limited edition lithograph by the American artist Frank Gallo. A tranquil, peaceful female bath portrait depicting a long black haired, nude woman, her youthful delicate form partially submerged in a bathtub, eyes closed, peacefully guiding her thoughts. Soft accent colors of pale lime green, yellow, pink, light nude beige, muted slate blue, with lovely Art Nouveau style curvilinear forms blind embossed into the paper, creating a graceful frame visibly raised from the paper's surface. Artist: Frank Gallo, American (1933 - ) Title: Bathtub Meditation Year: 1976 Medium: Lithograph with blind embossing, signed in pencil Edition: 300 Print Size: 35 x 24.5 in. (88.9 x 62.23 cm), unframed Frank Gallo was born in Toledo Ohio, in 1933. He studied art from 1951 to 1959 at the University of Toledo, Cranbrook Academy of Art,where he worked with printmaker Mauricio Lasansky, and from 1960, was professor sculpture at the University of Illinois. He is known for his sensual depictions of the female form Artist statement: "I'm obsessed with the female figure. I get static from some women –you know, women's lib- who say that I capitalize on them. But that's not fair. What I express in these pieces is worship, not exploitation. I'm interested in the beauty of the female figure, and I'm trying to express it, the way I feel it." Museums with works by Frank Gallo include: The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Grace Museum, Sara Roby Foundation Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, National Portrait Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Dennos Museum Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Details

  • Creator
    Frank Gallo (1933, American)
  • Creation Year
    1976
  • Dimensions
    Height: 35 in. (88.9 cm)Width: 24.5 in. (62.23 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Fine condition, never been framed or mounted, full bleed image, printed on archival paper, pencil signed with dedication to the master printer(Printers proof) aside from edition of 300, publishers chop mark embossed on lower left corner.
  • Gallery Location
    Union City, NJ
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU83234817912

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