Harry Bouras Signed 1961 “Lesser Aspect II” Mixed Media Painting


A 1961 abstract mixed media painting titled Lesser Aspect II by the American artist Harry Bouras (1931-1990). This work features an array of red, brown, and navy blue paint that has been applied over a sculpted array of brush-like designs. Nails have been hammered into the front of the work and add a mixed media element. The piece is signed, dated, and titled verso and displayed in a wooden frame.

Born in Rochester, New York, Harry Bouras studied art at the University of Rochester and he later moved to Chicago. He both studied at and was an artist-in-residence at the University of Chicago during the 1960s. Bouras exhibited several times at the Art Institute of Chicago and was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in the 1970s.



31” x 29” x 2.25” (frame); 30” x 28” (work).

Condition notes:

Wear to the frame. Several chips and cracks to the raised parts of the work. Nails holding work to frame visible to the face of the work. Other age appropriate wear.

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