Robert Berkshire 1956 Signed Oil on Canvas Abstract Painting
A 1956 oil on canvas abstract painting by Indiana artist Robert B. Berkshire (1932-2010). Broadly red and black, the mid-century painting depicts a montage of tangerine, crimson, sandstone, and hints of periwinkle. The abstract painting is presented in a black frame and is signed verso, "R. Berkshire Jan. '56 Roma".
Robert Berkshire, an abstract expressionist painter, was a scholarship student at Herron School of Art in Indianapolis where he became an art professor. He studied in Italy on a Fulbright Fellowship and graduated with his master's degree in Fine Arts from Florida State University in 1958. Berkshire had a profound impact on the Indiana art community and is one of Indianapolis' most well-known painters. The Robert B. Berkshire Gallery at Herron School of Art and Design was named in his honor.
28.75” x 40.75” x 2” (frame); 27.5” x 39” (canvas).
Age appropriate wear. There are tears in the canvas along the edges of the stretcher. Scratches and scuffs to the frame.
Please contact us if you have questions about shipping, including questions about shipping prices.