Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Hellenic Hypotenuse. Nudes among Greek Columns

$ 8,500
  • Description
    Klett was an in-demand illustrator in the post-war period of the late 1940's and 1950's. and . His work appeared in many of the newsstand magazines at the time.
    This work is a personal artistic effort. It reflects the avant-garde artistic sentiment of the time. Surrealism.
    A partially clad female figure seen from the back is replicated again to the background.
    Both figure looking out to a timeless and surreal scene, not unlike those depicted by Giorgio de Chirico and Paul Delvaux
    Oil on Masonite . Inscribe on verso. Hellenic Hypotenuse. Property of Peyton Bruns, Palm Beach
    Framed Size 29.75 x 25.75 - The Framed Size should appear larger on the digitally place photos.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, New York
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Oil on Masonite
    Condition: Fair. An old layer of damar varnish is yellowing and darkening of colors slightly. Period Frame shows wear with painting chipping - The work would benefit from a light cleaning and then the colors will sing.
    Creation Date: 1945-1950
    Styles / Movements: Conceptualism, Post Impressionism, Surrealism
    Incollect Reference #: 441709
  • Dimensions
    W. 21.5 in; H. 17.25 in;
    W. 54.61 cm; H. 43.82 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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