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1960s Abstract Oil and Encaustic Painting on Board by TX Modernist Walter McCown



Abstract oil and encaustic on board by Walter McCown executed in the mid-1960s. From the corporate collection of a private Texas bank. Walter Edwin McCown is a listed Texas artist who was born in Whitney, Texas. He lived for times in McAllen, Harlingen and finally settled in Waco. He studied art with Dolly Nabinger, Eleanor Roth and Norma Knight. He first began exhibiting with the Texas Watercolor Society in 1951 and in 1960 won first prize in the El Paso Sun Carnival Art Exhibition. He was also a member of the Texas Fine Art Association and exhibited in many of their exhibitions. When he moved to Waco in 1957 he began to exhibit nationally from Los Angeles to New York. He later became an art instructor. The demand for his stylish paintings continually increased until his untimely death.


  • Creator
    Walter Edwin McCown (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 49 in. (124.46 cm)Width: 61 in. (154.94 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU878515584652

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