Robert M GATRELL Art Print SIGNED SERIGRAPH ~ Harlequin CLOWN ~ EXPRESSIONIST, MID CENTURY
Silkscreen print of a clown with broad brushstrokes of black and white on a red orange background.
- Mark: Pencil signed lower right - R.M. Gatrell
- Measurements (WxHxD): 10 x 21 inches
- Condition: See photos and use zoom to fully evaluate condition. Matte tape on top corners. A bit of toning.
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About the Artist
Robert Morris Gatrell (1906-1982) lived and worked most of his life in the Columbus, Ohio area. He was a long time member of the AWS. He was married to Marion Gatrell, also an artist and professor at OSU.
- Studied: Ohio State Univ. (B.S.Ed., 1929; M.A., 1933); J. R. Hopkins; G. B. Wiser.
- Exhibited: Ohio State Fair, 1938 (prize), 1939 (prize), 1952 (Govt. award for "Ceres"); Ohio VMFA, 1938; WCS, 1940-46, 1942 (prize), 1943 (prize); Parkersburg FA Center, 1941, 1942 (prize), 1943; Oklahoma AC, 1941; AWCS, 1942, 1943, 1958, 1960 (Grumbacher purchase award); Audubon Artists, 1945; Columbus AL, 1929-46; Butler AI, 1938-42, 1956 (purchase prize for "Magic Dreamer"); Corcoran Gal., 1959; "Water Color USA," Springfield, MO, 1962, 1965; Am. Drawing Ann., Norfolk, VA, 1963; Hunterdon AC Nat. Print Exhib., 1964-71.
- Member: AWCS; Hunterdon Co. AA; Columbus AL (pres., 1942-43; board governors, 1948-52, 1957-59).
- Work: National Gallery of Art; LOC; Stanley Grumbacher Collection Contemporary Am. Art, NYC; Crocker Art Ga., Sacramento, CA; Dunbar Mus., Dayton, OH; Columbus (OH) Gal. FA; Canton (OH) Mus.
- Commissioned portraits: Paul L. Dunbar, Ohio State Archeology Mus., 1938; Dean C. Dye, 1938; George Rightmire, 1942, Ohio State Univ.; A.A. Shaw, Denison Univ., 1938; Dean F. J. Smull, Ohio Northern Univ., 1943.
- Teaching: Ohio State Univ., 1929-36, asst. professor, 1936-55, professor, 1955-70s.
- Sources: WW73; WW47; Bram Dijkstra, Award Winning Artist," Ohio State Lantern (1960); F. Piper, "Winter Showcase of the Arts," 1966; "Hurd and Gatrell Featured," 1967, Columbus Dispatch."