Irving Norman Figurative Painting - Liberation War Prisoners
Want more images or videos?
Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 11

Irving Norman
Liberation War Prisoners

1970-1971

About

A painting by Irving Norman. "Liberation War Prisoners" is an oil on canvas painting executed in a dark palette depicting the horrors of war, an abstracted elongated figure of a soldier dragging a group of naked and blindfolded prisoners across cobblestone streets and blood spattered building by Social Surrealist Irving Norman. "Liberation War Prisoners" is iconic Irving Norman, replete with the themes of war, the dehumanization of man at the hands of oppressive, warring governments, the consequences of technology and the humanity and fragility of mankind. Provenance: Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento Exhibition: 1970 Long Island University N. Y. 1973 SF Art Commission Gallery

Details

  • Dimensions
    H 72 in. x W 90 in.H 182.88 cm x W 228.6 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Palm Desert, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU934967892
  • Seller Reference Number
    32208
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item can be returned within 7 days of delivery.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

4.8 / 5
Vetted
Gold
1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Palm Desert, CA
More From This Seller
To Be Remembered
To Be Remembered
Irving Norman
1970s Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A painting by Irving Norman. "To Be Remembered" is a monumental, oil on canvas painting executed in a dark, yet vibrant palette primarily of reds, blues and grays and depicting an ur...
Monumental
Monumental
Irving Norman
1960s Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A painting by Irving Norman. "Monumental" is an oil on canvas painting executed in a dark yet pastel palette by Social Surrealist artist Irving Norman. "Monumental" exemplifies Norma...
Man of Sorrow
Man of Sorrow
Irving Norman
1980s Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A painting by Irving Norman. "Man of Sorrow" is an oil on canvas painting executed in a dark, but pastel palette by Social Surrealistic artist Irving Norman. "Man of Sorrow" exemplif...
The Palace
The Palace
Irving Norman
1950s Surrealist Paintings
Canvas, Oil
A large oil on canvas painting by Irving Norman. "The Palace" is an oil on canvas, large scale painting, executed in a dark palette and depicting the dark side of modern civilization...
You May Also Like
Graven Image
Graven Image
Travis K. Schwab
2010s Surrealist Portrait Paintings
Cotton Canvas, Oil
This portrait oil painting of a glistening contemporary bronze Jesus figurine calls into question the Christian notion of a graven image and the status of the image of Christ with a ...
The Wish
The Wish
Karen Kiefer
21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Oil, Canvas
An exceptional early oil on canvas by American artist Karen Kiefer. Karen Kiefer continues to paint and teach fine art in Hawaii, the focus of her paintings continues to emerge as...
Surrealist Scene
$1,200 Sale Price
40% Off
Surrealist Scene
Robert Lohman
1970s Surrealist Nude Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Robert Lohman 1977 Signed and Dated Lower-Right Oil on Canvas 34 x 40 inches 38.75 x 44.75 inches; framed Includes a 3 x 3.5 inch patch on back of canvas, which is original to the pa...
Broken Shells and Torso
Broken Shells and Torso
Jan Matulka
1930s Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Oil, Canvas
Signed upper right; estate stamped on verso Handsome still life painted by Jan Matulka, of whose work New York Times's Ken Johnson described as "robustly painted in a style that loo...
Dream of Endymion
Dream of Endymion
Gian Berto Vanni
21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
This canvas by Gian Berto Vanni threads between a figurative and an abstract painting. As it is often the case for his work, many of the references are into mythology, in this case s...
Dialogue Within Oneself
Dialogue Within Oneself
Gian Berto Vanni
21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His syntax is the result of a comprehensive va...
Anxiety
Price Upon Request
Anxiety
Valton Tyler
1980s Surrealist Figurative Paintings
Canvas, Oil
In The New York Times Arts in America column, Edward M. Gomez wrote of Valton Tyler: Visionary seems the right word for describing his vivid, unusual and technically refined painting...
Ba Ba Ba Ma Tri dom
Ba Ba Ba Ma Tri dom
Valton Tyler
1970s Surrealist Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Oil
In The New York Times Arts in America column, Edward M. Gomez writes of Valton Tyler, "visionary seems the right word for describing his vivid, unusual and technically refined p...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries