Warren Brandt NA (1918 - 2002 New York, NY)
Abstract Expressionist composition, circa 1959-1961
Oil on canvas
Signed and inscribed upper left: For Evangelos / Warren Brandt
30" H x 40" W

Provenance: Evangelos Rizos, Los Angeles, CA, acquired directly from the artist, circa 1959-1961; Private Collection, Long Beach, CA.

Notes: Brandt was a National Academician who studied at the Pratt Institute, Washington University and Art Students League. From the late 1940s to the mid 1960s, Brandt taught at various universities including a stint at Southern Illinois University from 1959 to 1961. The present work is a fine example of the artist's earlier Abstract Expressionist compositions before he turned to realism and figural works after the early 1960s. The painting's original crate indicates that the painting was shipped to Evangelos Rizos from a Lake Shore Drive, Chicago address.

  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Paint loss scattered throughout. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.
    Framed: 37" H x 47" W x 1.5" D.

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