Charley Harper, "Potbelly", Original painting, Oil on canvas(60 views)
Description: Charley Harper (1922 - 2007), "Potbelly", Original painting, Oil on canvas, signed lower right, framed. This playful work captures a raccoon eating maize from a Ft. Ancient pottery vessel excavated from Turpin Farm. A Cincinnati-based American Modernist, he was best known for his highly stylized works depicting wildlife. He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, where he later taught as well. During his career, Harper illustrated numerous books and magazines, notably "The Golden Book of Biology". He also created many works for organizations such as the National Park Service, the Cincinnati Zoo, and Everglades National Park.
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 11" x 11"
Artist or Maker: Charley Harper
Medium: Oil on canvas