Gerald G. Boyce Signed 1999 “Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky II” Casesin Painting
A 1999 casein painting by the American artist Gerald G. Boyce (1925-1999). Titled Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky II, the painting depicts a portrait of the Russian composter, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, leaning against a wall with in a room with an orange and yellow checkered floor. Signed and dated to the lower right and titled verso, this painting is displayed in a silver tone wooden frame and a gray and white double mat.
Born in Embarrass, Wisconsin, Boyce graduated with an undergraduate Science degree from Wisconsin State University in 1949 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1950. He later completed postgraduate degrees from Indiana University, the University of Illinois, Oxford University, and the Americano Guatemalteco Instituto in Guatemala. Boyce had an extensive teaching career, mostly as the chair of the Art Department, as well as an art history professor, at the University of Indianapolis. He also taught at Fresno State College, St. John's University, Indiana University, and Wabash College. He exhibited his own art extensively and his works have been included at exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., the Chicago Art Institute, the Los Angeles Art Museum, as well as many other museums, galleries, and universities.
13” x 17.25” x 1.5” (frame); 5.25” x 9” (image).
Scratches and some chips to the frame. Flaking to the frame’s finish.
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