Paul Chidlaw Oil on Paper and Collage Non-Objective Painting
An oil on paper and collage work by American artist Paul Chidlaw (1900-1989). This non-objective work features a colorful geometric composition with graphite and colored paper accents. The piece is displayed in a vintage gold tone wooden frame with a white mat.
Born in Cleves, Ohio, Chidlaw was primarily known as an Abstract Expressionist artist. After studying at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Chidlaw moved to France where he was able to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Fountainbleau and later under the tutelage of the artists Jean Despujols and Andre L'Hote in Paris. After returning to the United States, he worked as a WPA artist painting murals and after WWII, he began teaching at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
10.5" x 14" x .75" (frame); 5.75" x 9.5" (sight).
Signs of minor wear to the frame.