This piece was printed by hand by Howard Bradford 1954. He started printing serigraphs from the 1950s to the 80s. This is a framed print that displays 3 birds in a modernist / minimalist fashion, one of Bradfords specialties. A fine example of his work. This is one of my favorite that i've seen of his works. We include FREE SHIPPING in the listing price. Some exceptions apply, so please read the full shipping details below. BIOGRAPHY: Howard Bradford was born in Toronto, Canada on July 14th, 1919 and moved, at a young age, to Los Angeles, California. He spent his youth raising chickens and growing dahlias, the influence of which can be seen in his later paintings. In his 20's Howard was inspired to become an artist by his mentor Elwood Decker. After serving in the Army during World War II, Howard took advantage of the opportunity provided by the GI bill and enrolled in Chouinard Art Institute. While at Chouinard, Howard met Dorothy Bowman and they were later married. The two studied together at the Jepson Art Institute and San Francisco Art Institute. Howard and Dorothy settled in Big Sur and became a part of the thriving art scene in the late 1950's and '60's. In 1960 Howard was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for creative printmaking. Bradford was a Lifetime Member of the Carmel Art Association. Permanent collections: The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Library of Congress; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; New York Public Library; Crocker Art Gallery; New Britain Museum; Le Bibliotheque National de France; Victoria & Albert Museum, England; Monterey Peninsula Art Museum.
Condition report: Mint condition. Tight frame. Minimal discoloration to the fabric trim. Artwork undamaged. Signature readable and visible. 9/10 condition rating.
Measurements: 25.5 W x 19.5 H
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