Margaret Stark "Flying Fish" Abstract Modern Ink & Tempera Painting

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Modern abstract ink and tempera painting titled "Flying Fish", created by American artist Margaret Stark in 1946. The piece is signed and dated in the upper right corner and marked on the back with the name, title and medium.

Margaret Stark, born in Indianapolis in 1915, was the granddaughter of Hoosier Group painter Otto Stark. She studied art at Oberlin College before moving to New York where she enrolled at the Art Students League and studied under Yasuo Kuniyoshi.
She also worked in the studio of Hans Hoffman, which influenced her art considerably. In the 1940s Perls Galleries in New York City gave her two big solo exhibitions which led to great acclaim of her work. She died in 1988.

The piece is reproduced as a full page in the book "Skirting the Issue: Stories of Indiana's Historical Women Artists" by Judith Vale Newton and Carol Ann Weiss.
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SKU

112860

Condition

Good

Dimensions

H 12.5 in. x W 12.5 in. x D 1 in.

Dealer

G131BS

Material

Paper

Style

Modern

Date of Manufacture

1946

Place of Origin

United States

Period

Early 20th Century

Color

Multi

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