ANTON FORTESCU-SMYTH "INTERLOCK"
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A hard-edge abstract serigraph in shades of orange and yellow by well-known listed artist Anton Fortescu-Smyth. 8.5" square framed. Titled "Interlock," the piece recalls intersecting architectural beams. Serigraph number 136 of a limited series of 200, signed and numbered by the artist. A brief biography by former Chelsea art dealers, Gary Arts Wholesale, is attached inverso. (Any irregularities in tone seen in the photos are the result of reflections in the glass.)
ANTON FORTESCU-SMYTH is a naturalized citizen of the US. Born in 1936 in Bucharest, son of an English father and Romanian mother, the artist paints under his mother's name, Fortescu. He began painting and print-making at the age of 21, when he discovered his talents while working in a Greenwich Village ceramics factory. Fortescu-Smyth has studied at numerous design and art schools in the US and abroad and was a founder of the New York School of Serigraphy. He has permanent exhibitions in several New York City galleries.
Production Period – 1960-1969
Country of Origin – USA
Artist – ANTON FORTESCU-SMYTH (b. 1936)
Attribution – SIGNED
Medium – SERIGRAPH
Edition – 136/200
Frame – chrome.
Colors – ORANGE, YELLOW
Condition – VERY GOOD (no defects; may show slight traces of use)
Height (in.) – 8.5
Width (in.) – 8.5
Depth (in.) – 1.5