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Minimal Reclining Nude
1940-60s Ink

#4531

Richard Van Wingerden

This 1940-60s ink on paper female nude study is by Dutch-Californian Expressionist Richard Van Wingerden (1893-1969). A WPA artist, Van Wingerden studied with Thomas Hart Benton at the Art Students League in New York and with Benjamin Bufano and Spencer Macky at the Mary Hopkins Institute of San Francisco. Van was a political activist as a member of I.W.W. and the Debs party. In the 1960s, Van was part of the Sausalito Teahouse Group with Ross and Eileen Curtis in Marin. The group used an early 1900s Japanese Teahouse as a studio and exhibition space.

1940-60s
Ink on Paper 
18"x14" framed, 12"x9.25" unframed

Signed lower right. Good vintage condition. Framed in a rcontemporary wood frame with a white face and maple edges using 8-ply archival matting behind conservation clear glass.