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Vintage Abstract Expressionist Silkscreen Serigraph Titled Josephs Coat by Dean J. Meeker
Fabulous abstract expressionist limited edition of 50 silkscreen serigraph titled “Josephs Coat” by Dean J. Meeker. Beautiful condition, keeping in mind that this is vintage and not new so will have signs of use and wear. The vintage wood of the frame has been fully restored and the linen, between the outer frame and the liner, had its off-white paint freshened. Please see photos and zoom in for details. We attempt to portray any imperfections. Circa, 1950s.
- Print Size – 30.5 H x 18 W Inches
- Framed Size – 43 H x 27 W Inches
- Framed Depth – 3 Inches
- Weight – 11.1 Pounds
- Height: 49 Inches
- Width: 33 Inches
- Depth: 9 Inches
- Weight: 17 Pounds
There he stands… handsome and proud, wearing a fantastic long dress coat in gorgeous tones of brown and black and muted tones of turquoise and yellow. His eyes are magnetized to the back of the room where the most beautiful woman he has ever seen sits at the bar in a long flowing red dress… the hem brushes her delicate foot in her Louis Vuitton heels. He stares in awe. She is magnificent! He must meet her. He grips his fabulous coat seam in confidence, flips his thick black hair out of his eyes and proceeds slowly toward her. Surely, she will find him as phenomenal as he finds her… I mean, how could she not? Just look at this coat!! This is the EPITOME of 1950s art! Including the frame. It is a beautiful, limited edition abstract image or silkscreen Serigraph of Joseph in is coat of many colors; however, in this print his coat is in subdued colors. It is going to be wonderful on any wall in your home whether above a console table in your entry way, in the dining room or study, or on a main wall in the living room. And it is versatile enough to blend in with practically any style décor!
Dean J. Meeker 1920-2002 was an internationally recognized printmaker and sculptor with a bachelor’s and Master of Fine Art from Northwestern University and The Art Institute of Chicago. He began a teaching career in 1946 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and remained an unprecedented 46 years being the only Art Department faculty member ever to have earned a Master of Fine Art. He is noted as teaching the first ever university-affiliated course in serigraphy, breaking the “fine art” barrier for serigraphy, and inventing, along with engineer John McFee, the Meeker-McFee motorized etching press for overprinting silk-screens with polymer intaglio. He has been recognized as one of the outstanding printmakers in the United States. His works are in collections worldwide including Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Milwaukee Art Center, Walker Art Center, and Victoria and Albert Museum.
Don’t let this limited-edition silkscreen serigraph by Dean J. Meeker slip through your fingers! Make it yours!!