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"Dance Around Crystal Mountain," Remarkable Art Deco Painting with Nudes, 1945

$12,500

About

Perhaps the most remarkable of all the crystal paintings made by Milton Bond in the 1940s, this depiction of beautiful nude figures, male and female, forming a symmetrical circle around a glowing crystal mountain, is a vivid illustration of Bond's eccentric, mysterious view of the universe. Bond was an important painter who worked for the Munsell Color Company and developed a system to describe colors on a scientific scale. Later he taught at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and became fascinated with carborundum crystals, introducing them in a stylized, vividly-colored form to his paintings. A series of his works was exhibited at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester. This painting is oil on canvas.

Details

  • Creator
    Milton Bond (Painter)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 41.5 in. (105.41 cm)Width: 41.5 in. (105.41 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1945
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU865115584562

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