"Venice" Casein Painting on Paper by Ynez Johnston

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

A striking and incredibly detailed casein painting on paper on paperboard by American artist Ynez Johnston. Signed on the bottom right by the artist (see Image 6). Dimensions given below are for the framed piece. The artwork itself measures 28.5" x 20.25". This painting was originally purchased at the Paul Kantor Gallery and retains the original gallery tag on the reverse as well as a tag from a LACMA exhibition it was loaned out for (see Images 9 & 10). Original wood frame with new gray linen mat and gold fillet.
Details
Creator
Ynez Johnston (Artist)
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1953
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Casein on paper on paperboard in custom wood frame
linen mat
Linen
Paper
Wood
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
35.25 in. H x 27 in. W x 1.88 in. D
90 cm H x 69 cm W x 5 cm D
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
14040479772212
Contact The Seller
Typical Response Time: 2 hours
1stdibs seller since 2004
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

More from this Seller

Mixed Media on Paper by Ynez Johnston
Mixed Media on Paper by Ynez Johnston
Ynez Johnston
Pencil, Pen, Ink
A beautifully rendered mixed media work by Ynez Johnston in a custom gilt wood shadow box frame and floating on a natural linen matt. Signed at the bottom right (see Image 5). Dimension...
Custom Framed Paintings by Angna Enters
Custom Framed Paintings by Angna Enters
Angna Enters
Series of paintings by little know artist, Angna Enters. Enters was a novelist, playwright, dancer, choreographer, mime, and artist. Quite famous in her day, she has all but been forg...
"17 NVB 12" Oil on Canvas by Richards Ruben
"17 NVB 12" Oil on Canvas by Richards Ruben
Richards Ruben
Oil Paint, Canvas
This dramatic abstract oil on canvas by Richards Ruben was deaccessioned from LACMA's permanent collection. The canvas features unusual beveled edges, and is signed and titled on the ba...
Custom Framed Paintings by Angna Enters
Custom Framed Paintings by Angna Enters
Angna Enters
Series of paintings by little know artist, Angna Enters. Enters was a novelist, playwright, dancer, choreographer, mime, and artist. Quite famous in her day, she has all but been forg...
Modernist Painting by Mona Kucker, circa 1940s
Modernist Painting by Mona Kucker, circa 1940s
Wood
A beautifully rendered and stylized modernist painting with great colors, signed Mona Kucker and dated 1945, in a new custom wood frame. Dimensions given below are for the framed piece....
"Wyoming" Oil on Canvas by Robert Frame
"Wyoming" Oil on Canvas by Robert Frame
Robert Frame
Wood, Oil Paint, Canvas
An original framed landscape painting entitled "Wyoming" by important and well listed California artist Robert Aaron Frame. Frame has won numerous awards throughout his career and is w...
Cubist Oil Painting "Roof Tops" by Aileen Worthley
Cubist Oil Painting "Roof Tops" by Aileen Worthley...
Aileen Worthley
Mahogany, Oil Paint, Canvas
This impressive cubist oil painting, dated 1949, has been recently cleaned and restored and is newly framed. The subject of roof tops is perfect for this style of work. The canvas itse...
"Noir Allongé" Oil on Board by Jean Lurcat
"Noir Allongé" Oil on Board by Jean Lurcat
Jean Lurcat
Oil Paint
A unique and arresting painting representing the early work of French artist Jean Lurcat. Now known primarily for his large abstract tapestries, this work is singular. The palette in t...
"Morning Workout" Oil on Canvas by Susan Lautman Hertel
"Morning Workout" Oil on Canvas by Susan Lautman H...
Susan Lautman Hertel
Oil Paint, Canvas
A beautiful oil painting by Susan Lautman Hertel titled "Morning Workout". This is a large scale work in Hertel's signature loose style. Painting is very impressive in person. Dimensi...
Large Abstract Oil Painting "August III" by John Harrison Levee, 1965
Large Abstract Oil Painting "August III" by John H...
John Harrison Levee
Exceptional abstract in yellow, tan and white with a hint of blue and green. Painting is unframed and has been professionally cleaned paint is cracked in some areas due to age and impas...
Oversized Abstract Oil Painting
Oversized Abstract Oil Painting
Oil Paint, Canvas
A fantastic, large-scale abstract oil painting rendered in reds, oranges, black and green. Signed "Woolway" (see last image). Painting has been professionally restored. Newly custom fr...
Abstract Painting in Original Frame
Abstract Painting in Original Frame
Walnut
A fun abstract painting on a merlot background in its original walnut & gilt frame with antique glass. We have not been able to find any information on the artist, but it is signed at t...