White Swan/Black Swan(52 views)
Description: Vibrant and evocative Bay Area Figurative School abstract by Sally Kissinger Wilt (American, 1936-2004) titled "On Saving The Greenery". Circa 1962-1963. Numerous figures are depicted, "Joan Brown", "Manuel Neri" and others. Signed on exhibit label and on verso. Presented in rustic slate wood frame. Image measures: 54"H x 48"W x 2"D. In frame, measures: 55"H x 49"W x 2.25"D. Bay Area Figurative painting began with teachers at the California School of Fine Art. Leading artists were David Park, Richard Diebenkorn, Joan Brown, Manuel Neri, Nathan Oliviera, Paul Wonner and Elmer Bischoff. Wilt, a California artist and writer, was raised in South Bend, Indiana. She graduated magna cum laude with special honors in English from Indiana University. As a painter and print maker, she studied in Austria with Oskar Kokoshka and then moved to San Francisco in 1962 to study with Richard Diebenkorn at the San Francisco Art Institute. She later taught art and nature classes for the Audubon Society and the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum.
Condition Report: Excellent, minor wear
Dimensions: 55"H x 2.25"D x 49"L
Artist or Maker: Sally Kissinger Wilt
Medium: Oil on canvas
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