Walter Sorge Signed Abstract Portrait Intaglio Print


A mid-century abstract portrait intaglio print signed by Canadian artist Walter Sorge  (1931-2021). The surrealist portrait depicts a man composed of various colored tubules that form his face upon a yellow-orange ground. The print is presented behind white mat in a silver tone metal frame. The print is signed "Sorge" to the lower left corner. 

Born in Alberta, Canada, Walter Felix Sorge attended UCLA and received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from there during the 1950s. He continued his education at Columbia University in New York where he received his Doctorate in Fine Art and Fine Art Education. Sorge also studied under Stanley William Hayter in Paris and worked at Atelier 17. He later had an extensive career as an art educator and served as head of the art department at Kentucky Southern College in Louisville, the head of the art department at Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, as well as chairman of the art department at Eastern Illinois University. Sorge exhibited widely during his lifetime in the United States and abroad.



18.25” x 24.5” x .75” (frame); 11.75” x 15.5” (plate). 

Condition notes:

Overall age appropriate scratches, scuffs and marks to the frame. 

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