William K.C. Truschel (Pittsburgh; 20th/21st century)
The Big Jig Gig, circa 1970
Oil painting on panel
Faintly initialed to the lower right
An oil painting on panel titled The Bif Jig Gig_ by outsider artist K.C. Truschel (Pittsburgh; 20th/21st-century), dated circa 1970. This satirical composition possibly conveys the artist’s commentary on industrialization and atomic energy in America. The work is faintly initialed “KCT" to the lower right and titled to the verso. It is presented in a wooden frame.
K.C. Truschel was an unknown, self-taught painter from Bradford Woods near Pittsburgh. He painted from 1962-1967 and his work was never shown during his lifetime. His paintings often display themes of man’s shortcomings. His work was exhibited at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in 2002.
- wear and scratches throughout the frame; minor discoloration and negligible scratches throughout the composition; panel is slightly warped; dust and debris present.
- frame measures; composition measures 18" W x 24" H.