Self Portrait, 1960
lithograph, ed. 50, 17 x 15 1/2"
All art is a reflection of the time in which it was executed. My concern is with human relationships and the betterment of the human condition. RG
About the artist
Gwathmey was a social realist painter known for his depictions of rural life in the American South. He taught at Cooper Union, NYC and briefly at Boston University. He received a Rosenwald Foundation scholarship to spend a summer working and living with sharecroppers on a tobacco farm. This experience left him with a greater understanding of harvesting of harvesting tobacco.