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Charles A. Owens Acrylic Painting on Board "The Ascension"

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Charles A. Owens (American; 1922 – 1997)
The Ascension
Acrylic on board

An acrylic painting on board by folk artist, Charles A. Owens (American; 1922 – 1997), titled The Ascension. Depicted is a Jesus with arms raises standing before a crowd. The painting is signed in the lower left corner. The painting is presented in a wood frame.

Charles A. Owens was born in Maysville, Kentucky to an opera singer and renowned Jazz musician. He was interested in art from an early age but received no formal art education. Charles visited Cincinnati, Ohio often where he would visit the Cincinnati Zoo and swim in the Ohio river. In 1949 he moved to Columbus, Ohio where he settled. His living was made by a wide variety of jobs to include chef, truck driver, mechanic and even bootlegger.


27.0" W x 35.0" H x 1.0" D

- measurement of piece in frame.

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