Charles Kermit Ewing (Tennessee, 1910-1976) oil on canvas abstract painting depicting forms rendered in shades of green, blue, yellow, orange, red, brown, and black. Signed and dated "Ewing 69" lower left. Housed in a wormy wood frame. Sight – 29 1/2" H x 39 3/4" W. Framed – 33 3/4" H x 42 3/4" W. Mid 20th century. Biography (Courtesy Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"): Charles Ewing was a Pennsylvania-born painter, teacher, and lithographer and one of the "Knoxville Seven." 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: Overall very good condition. Foxing spots en verso.
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