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Minimal Seated Male Nude
1950s Ink & Watercolor


Richard Van Wingerden

This 1950s ink and watercolor on paper male 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.

Ink & Watercolor on Paper 
11"x18" framed

Good vintage condition. Framed in a contemporary wood frame with a fossil gray finish using gold accented archival matting behind conservation clear glass.