Grace Hartigan, ‘The Persian Jacket’, 1953, Print, Color Screenprint, Aaron Galleries
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Grace Hartigan

The Persian Jacket, 1953

Color Screenprint
10 × 7 in
25.4 × 17.8 cm
.
$4,500
Ships from Glenview, IL, US
Shipping: $40 domestic, $100 rest of world
Location
Glenview
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
Learn more.
About the work
Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated in pencil lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Grace Hartigan
American, 1922–2008
Follow

Critics and historians have called Grace Hartigan both a second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter and a forebear of Pop art, though she was not satisfied with either categorization. In explaining the content and purpose of her work, Hartigan once said: “perhaps the subject of my art is like the definition of humor—emotional pain remembered in tranquility.” Hartigan painted intensely colored, gestural figures, inspired by coloring books, film, canonical painting, and advertising. She was a disciple of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, and also studied with Isaac Lane Muse. She gained early critical attention when in 1950, she was included in Clement Greenberg and Meyer Schapiro’s “New Talents” exhibition. In 1958, Hartigan was hailed by Life magazine as one of the best young female American painters.

Grace Hartigan, ‘The Persian Jacket’, 1953, Print, Color Screenprint, Aaron Galleries
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
About the work
Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated in pencil lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Grace Hartigan
American, 1922–2008
Follow

Critics and historians have called Grace Hartigan both a second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter and a forebear of Pop art, though she was not satisfied with either categorization. In explaining the content and purpose of her work, Hartigan once said: “perhaps the subject of my art is like the definition of humor—emotional pain remembered in tranquility.” Hartigan painted intensely colored, gestural figures, inspired by coloring books, film, canonical painting, and advertising. She was a disciple of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, and also studied with Isaac Lane Muse. She gained early critical attention when in 1950, she was included in Clement Greenberg and Meyer Schapiro’s “New Talents” exhibition. In 1958, Hartigan was hailed by Life magazine as one of the best young female American painters.

Grace Hartigan

The Persian Jacket, 1953

Color Screenprint
10 × 7 in
25.4 × 17.8 cm
.
$4,500
Ships from Glenview, IL, US
Shipping: $40 domestic, $100 rest of world
Location
Glenview
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
Learn more.
Other works by Grace Hartigan
Other works from Aaron Galleries
Related works
Most Similar
Abstract Expressionism