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Afternoon Oil | Jan De Ruth
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Afternoon

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Jan De Ruth

Jan De Ruth

$9,500

Czech (1922–1991)

  • Date: circa 1965
  • Oil on Canvas, signed
  • Size: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.64 cm)
  • Frame Size: 26 x 22 inches

$9,500

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about Afternoon

Sitting against a brown wall, the woman in this portrait by Jan de Ruth is rendered in a realistic manner that captures the beauty and nerve of the sitter.

A Holocaust survivor whose life was entirely dedicated to his art over his lengthy life in the face of indeterminable adversity, the artist's skillful depiction of the model demonstrates her own agency as she holds her shawl loosely and stares back at the viewer.

Afternoon Oil | Jan De Ruth
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About The Artist: Jan De Ruth

Listed "Who was Who in American Art" Born Karlsbad, Czechoslovakia Studied: Rotter Art School, Prague; Ruskin Art School, Oxford University, England; ASL New York; New School, NY; also with Frederic Taubes. Exhibited: 38 National Juried Exhibitions, 14 Museum Solo Shows and 51 Gallery Solo Exhibitions. Author: Portrait Painting, 1964; Painting the Nude, 1968. It's a long way from sketching in leftover coffee to painting a portrait of Ethel...

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About The Medium: Oil

Process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder. Commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil.

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Afternoon

Jan De Ruth

circa 1965

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Jan De Ruth

circa 1965

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