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John Tuska Ink Drawings of Female Nudes, Late 20th Century

Item Details

John Tuska (Kentucky, 1931 – 1998)
Untitled (female nude), late 20th century
Ink drawings on paper
Unsigned
Marked “6/9”

Provenance
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 the 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.

Condition

- negligible stains and smudges throughout the composition; some toning and billowing.

Dimensions

11.0" W x 17.0" H x 1.0" D

- measures one sheet.

Item #

ITMG876208

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