John Stuart Ingle (Minnesota, 1933-2010) oil on board abstract still life painting depicting a compote with grapes, a glass, and a wine bottle on a table comprised of cubist shapes. Signed and dated "JS Ingle 58" lower right. Housed in an off white and green wooden frame. Sight – 15 3/8" H x 12 1/4" W. Mid 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Mrs. Frank Wood, Evansville, Indiana and Dickson, Tennessee, acquired from the estate of the artist's mother. A copy of a note signed by John Stuart Ingle stating this is is work is available to the winning bidder. Biography (source: Askart): John S. Ingle attended the University of Arizona, Tuscon, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and Master of Fine Arts degree in painting. He taught studio art at the University of Minnesota, Morris from 1966 until his retirement as Professor in 2003. He was best known for his Contemporary Realist still life paintings; this work dates from early in his career. See related lots 553 and 554. CONDITION: Overall good condition with tenting/blistering, largest 2", right edge of board, surface abrasions.
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