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Robert M. Rucker (American, Louisiana, 1932-2001) oil on canvas depicting a steamship at sunset with bright, vivid colors. Signed lower right "Robert M. Rucker". Excellent condition. Sight – 17 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed – 22 5/8" H x 28 5/8" W.20th century. Biography (Courtesy AskArt): Robert Rucker grew up in New Orleans during the Depression. His early dabbling in paint led to him opening his own French Quarter gallery with the help of his mother at the age of 15. When he was17, he was stricken with polio, and due to his disability, the Louisiana Department of Education funded his education at the John McCrady School of Fine Arts in New Orleans. Rucker worked as a textile designer and medical artist at TulaneUniversity School of Medicine and was honored with the Louisiana Legends Award in 1996. He is best known for his sentimental and finely detailed renditions of Louisiana landscapes and subjects.