A 1977 oil painting on board titled Two Men by listed artist Edgar Hatten (America/Australia, 1929 – 1990). The vibrantly colored painting depicts two men seated on a bench, facing away from each other. It is rendered with a thick, textural application of paint, using color and shape to define the forms. The work is signed, titled and dated to the verso. It is presented unframed, awaiting your choice of presentation.
Edgar Hatten is known for his portrayals of abstract still-lifes and landscapes, with a focus on expressing mood. He was born in Wyoming and lived most of his life in Los Angeles. He taught at Swinbourne College in Australia, East Los Angeles College, and Citrus College.
- several small chips to paint at edges of board.