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Douglas Denniston (Arizona, 1921-2004) abstract oil on canvas painting titled "Composition No. 34" depicting a web like pattern of brightly colored shapes rendered in shades of purple, blue, green, red, orange, yellow, grey, and tan. Signed and dated "Denniston '48-'49" lower left. Eric Firestone Gallery, Scottsdale and Tucson, AZ paper label, en verso. Housed in a grey painted wooden frame. Sight: 19 1/2" H x 22 3/4" W. Framed: 20 3/4" H x 24" W. Provenance: Estate of Russell McAdoo, Murfreesboro, TN. Biography: Douglas Denniston studied painting with Raymond Jonson and co-founded the Transcendental Painting Group with Emil Bistrram in 1938. In 1945 he came to New Mexico and became involved in the Santa Fe/Taos Art Movement. His work during this period was mainly abstract. By the 1950s, when he began a teaching position at the University of Arizona, he began working in a more representational style. His work has been exhibited at MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Butler Institute of American Art. Condition: Overall good condition. Very slight diagonal indentation on light gray-blue color panel approximately 4.5 inches long.