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John Tuska Pen and Ink Figure Drawings, Late 20th Century

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John Tuska (Lexington, Kentucky, 1931-1998)
Untitled (gestural figure studies), late 20th century
Three ink drawings on paper
All are signed to the lower right
One drawing is dated 1970

From the artist’s estate.

Tuska was a Kentucky-based artist, born in Yukon, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his sculptures, ceramics, paper casts, inks, and watercolors. He acquired his formal education at New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, New York. After serving in the U.S Navy, he became an educator at the University of Kentucky, which commissioned him to produce his first and last major works in ceramic Genesis (1969) and bronze Illumine (1995). His work can be found in multiple institutions including Museum of Arts and Science, Georgetown College, Krannert Art Museum, Palmer Art Museum, Pennsylvania State University and University of Kentucky Art Museum, among many others.


- toning to paper; light edge wear to sheets; surface smudges and stray ink marks.


20.0" W x 13.5" H x 0.1" D

- measures one sheet.

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