Charles Kermit Ewing (Tennessee, 1910-1976) Large oil on canvas abstract still life of objects on a table, signed and dated "'61", lower right and en verso. Wooden frame: 32-1/4" H x 42" W, Sight: 29-3/4" H x 39" W. Biography (Courtesy Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"): Charles Ewing was a Pennsylvania-born painter, teacher, and lithographer. He studied at Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard, and the University of Iowa with Jean Charlot. He was a member of art associations in Pittsburgh, Atlanta and New Rochelle, and in 1938, exhibited at the National Academy of Design. He served as art consultant for the Tennessee Valley Authority and, from 1948 until his retirement, was head of the art department at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Condition: Some surface grime.
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