Jean Frances Schonwalter Oil Painting On Board ~ 1963 Mid Century Expressionist painting
Painting in earth tones of multiple figures , one playing a drum, another on a horse, moon like faces peering through the window.
Professionally Framed, original wood frame with gold painted trim.
- Mark: Signed lower right corner - Jean Schonwalter 1963
- Measurements (WxHxD): 22.625 x 19.25 x 1.5 inches
- Condition: See photos and use zoom to fully evaluate condition. Frame has edge wear and a few small spots of finish loss. Painting has one tiny spot of paint loss in lower right corner.
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About the Artist
Jean Francis Schonwalter (1919-1998), who called herself a "figurative expressionist", studied at Moore College of Art and the PAFA. She taught at the Newark School of Fine Arts for many years.
Exhibitions: Boston Museum of Fine Arts; National Association of Women Artists; Library of Congress; New Jersey State Museum; Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH; National Academy of Design; Schoneman Galleries., NYC.
Awards: Pennypacker Prize for graphics, SAGA, 1966; purchase prize, New Jersey State Museum, 1967; first prize & medal of honor for graphic, National Association of Women Artists, 1971.
Collections: Her works are in the Brooklyn Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the NJ State Museum, the Slater Museum and the NY Public Library.