Robert Szesko Modernist Oil Painting "Virgin Wife," Late 20th Century
Robert Szesko (Chicago, 20th/21st century)
Virgin Wife, late 20th century
Oil painting on wood
Signed to lower left
Title inscribed to verso
Robert Szesko was a painter, sculptor and self-taught photographer. He learned drawing, painting, printmaking and design from his wife Lenore Rundle Szesko who had a significant impact on his work. Exhibiting influences from ethnographic tribal art, Robert Szesko’s vibrant work often features abstract geometric figures and forms rendered with Cubist elements.
- dust accretions to surface; minor staining and abrasions throughout; lacuna to right margin; abrasions with staining to upper right; wear and chips to board; wear to verso.