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Charles Goeller (1901 – 1955)

Updated: Dec 11, 2023



25. Making Blue, c. 1940s/50s


Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches, Signed lower right


SOLD


Exhibited:

1) Emotion Expressed Through Precision: The Art of Charles Goeller, Franklin Riehlman Fine Art and Megan Moynihan Fine Art, New York, 2003, 2) Charles Goeller, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, July 3 – August 29, 2004 (label verso) (see Hicks, Ann, “There’s Still time to catch remaining weeks of art exhibits 'Eye-opening' works on view,” The Greenville News, August 8, 2004, “’A remarkable body of work,’ Severens says,. ‘He is an incredible craftsman whose bright, sharp colors and inventive combination of objects are testimony to his artistic credo; ‘Emotion expressed by precision.’ In the mix of 14 works, you’ll find everything from decorative still life such as his ‘The Checked Tablecloth’ to self-portrait ‘Making Blue’ . . .” (illustrated), 3) How? Who? Why?, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina, November 13, 2019 – March 8, 2020 (see website)


Literature:

Stavitsky, Gail, Emotion Expressed Through Precision: The Art of Charles Goeller, Franklin Reihlman Fine Art and Megan Moynihan Fine Art, New York, 2003, unpaginated (illustrated)

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