Paul Chidlaw Non-Objective Acrylic on Paper Painting
An acrylic on paper painting by American artist Paul Chidlaw (1900-1989). This non-objective painting features muted pastel colors in pink, blue, purple, and green. The painting is displayed in a gold tone wooden frame and 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.
12.25" x 11" x 1" (frame); 5.75" x 3.75" (sight).
Some minor scratches and wear to the frame.