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Large Oil Painting Kenneth Evett 1913-2005 WPA Artist Listed Mural Artist Kraushaar Gallery

Kenneth Evett 1913-2005, was an American Artist who's work won him commisions for the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) federal section of fine arts to paint murals in several post offices in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. In1948 Evett joined Cornell's Department of Art, in what is now called the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, and taught there for 32 years.
Evett also was featured in more than a dozen exhibitions at the Kraushaar Galleries in New York City. In addition, he wrote essays on art and exhibitions for The New Republic from 1972 to 1977 and for The Book Press in the mid-1990s. He was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1994.
This painting, titled "Victor" has the Kraushaar Gallery written on the backside of the frame, which makes the frame original to the painting. A small typed paper label with Kenneth Evett, Victor is also still attached to the back of the frame.

The style is of his WPA era art showing his Myth like character of Aries, The God of War standing over, a defeated soul.
Condition: In near perfect condition, both frame and canvas.

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