Paul Chidlaw Oil on Paper Non-Objective Painting
An oil on paper painting by American artist Paul Chidlaw (1900-1989). This non-objective composition features a background of gray and dark green with red, yellow, and black accents throughout. Estate-stamped to the verso, the painting is displayed in a white mat and a vintage distressed gold tone wooden frame.
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.
17.25" x 13.25" x 1" (frame); 11" x 7.75" (sight)
Signs of scratches, scuffs, and wear to the frame. There is a white mark to the top right of the frame.