This 1970 watercolor on paper abstract entitled Portugal is by Chicago-based painter, photographer, and printmaker Barbara Lewis (1925-2008). Lewis studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (1943), University of Illinois at Chicago (1967-70), and the IIT Institute of Design (MFA in Printmaking, 1970-72). Through her mixed-media compositions, she explored Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art, often using imagery of Chicago and her travels to Europe and Northern Africa.
1970 Watercolor on Paper 22.5"x16" unframed
Signed, titled and dated lower left. Good vintage condition, minor pinholes at top and discoloration along edges.