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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.011
Title Tenement
Artist De Myer, Howard
Object Name painting
Date 1959
Description Original tempera and india ink piece.
THE TENEMENT
Hoosier Salon 1960 $100.00
Howard DeMyer
No. 63
Tempera and Ink
18 X 30.5
An attorney at LaPorte ... former County Prosecutor ... suggests that the "uncreativeness" of the legal profession led him to paint… also found means of self-expression in Little Theater and playing the piano ... studied art for ten years along with his wife, Evelyn ... started in the usual way capturing nature but soon moved on to abstract designs in Batik painting then to watercolor ... his painting proved to be "prolific- in a matter of a few months In 1959 he produced forty paintings exhibited in a one-man show at the Book Fair Gallery at Michigan City ... the DeMyers have had four " two-man" shows ... submitted work to many juried shows, accepted for hanging and won prizes.
Provenance Purchased by Tri-Kappa from the Hoosier Salon in 1960.
Medium tempera and ink
Dimensions H-29.5 W-17 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-10