Reuben Tam (Maine/Hawaii/California, 1916-1991) oil on board painting depicting an abstract seascape. Signed and dated "Tam 60" lower right. Housed in a wooden silver frame with off white linen matte and silver double matte. Sight – 9 3/4" H x 13 1/2" W. Framed – 18 1/4" H x 22 1/4" W. Mid 20th century. Biography (courtesy Askart): Reuben Tam studied art at the California School of Fine Art and at Columbia University with Meyer Schapiro. From 1946 to the 1970s he taught at the Brooklyn Museum Art School. His paintings are in the collections of the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Hirschhorn Museum, the Corcoran Gallery, and the Honolulu Academy of Art. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee, purchased November 21, 1960 from the Alan Gallery, New York. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition.
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