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Intimate Male Portrait" by Michael InsinnaFigurative
Oil on paper board, contemporary frame.
9.25" x 9.5"
This 1940s oil on paper board portrait is by East Coast painter, teacher, and illustrator Michael Insinna (1912-1976). He studied at Cooper Union and Art Students League in New York City during the 1940s and taught art at the Franklin School of Professional Arts, New York City after completing his studies. Michael exhibited his work around New York and New Jersey including the prestigious Montclair Art Museum and at the Carnegie International Show in Pittsburg, PA. Michael worked as an illustrator for the Museum of Natural History creating work books for various publishing companies during the 1940's and 1950's. Michael painted throughout his career and in the 1970s his work shifted away from portraiture and realism towards abstraction. Framed in a contemporary wood framing in a textured deep brown finish using antique archival matting with spacers under conservation clear glass.
Hand-picked by Serena & Lily from Lost Art Salon's Collection, a renowned San Francisco-based resource for original 20th century works of modernist, vintage, antique, and contemporary art. We like to think of the Lost Art Salon pieces chosen for our Serena & Lily Art Collection as being “twice curated”.
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