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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.038
Title Frosty Morn
Artist Basker, Edward
Object Name painting
Date 1964
Description Painted iin Galena, Illinois, in 1964... having passed this place a thousand times but it never appealed to him... that morning the temperature was around zero and the place had poetic quality ... started and completed this painting in the back of his station wagon in about four and a half hours... artist felt that being self-taught made every painting an ordeal because he had to keep searching and feeling throughout each painting ... tried to create something of what he saw rather than trying to copy it as it was.
Provenance Purchased from the Hoosier Salon in 1965.
Medium watercolor
Dimensions H-15 W-22 inches
Catalog date 2002-08-13