Six (6) John Stuart Ingle (Minnesota, 1933-2010) artworks, including three (3) abstract paintings and three (3) black and white photographs. 1st item: Oil on canvas abstract painting depicting shapes in shades of white, green, yellow, brown, blue, pink, purple, red, orange, grey, and black. Unsigned. Unframed, canvas is secured to stretcher. 36" H x 34" W. Mid/late 20th century. 2nd item: Oil on canvas abstract painting in the manner of Piet Mondrian depicting geometric shapes in shades of grey, blue, red, yellow, black, and white. Unsigned. Unframed, canvas is secured to stretcher. 36" square. Late 20th century. Note: according to Mrs. Wood's notes, Ingle exhibited this painting in 1992 at Perigo Moore gallery in Evansville Indiana. 3rd item: Pen and ink on paper abstract painting titled "Inkspot" depicting a large ink blot rendered in black and red ink. Artist's name en verso. Float mounted and matted under glass in a wooden frame. Sheet – 14 1/2" H x 19" W. Framed – 23 3/4" H x 27 3/4" W.4th-6th items: Three (3) black and white photographs, including one (1) depicting a pile of driftwood, one (1) depicting a leaf superimposed on a pile of driftwood, and one (1) depicting a suburban sidewalk in Evansville, Minnesota. All with pencil inscriptions reading "John Stuart Ingle Photography", sidewalk photograph with additional title inscription reading "Evansville area where he lived" en verso. All housed and matted under glass, two (2) in identical black wooden frames and one (1) in a wooden frame. Sights range in size from 9 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W to 9 3/4" H x 6 3/4" W. Frames range in size from 16 1/4" H x 13 1/4" W to 17 1/4" H x 21 1/4" W. All items mid/late 20th century. Biography (source: Askart): John S. Ingle attended the University of Arizona, Tucson, 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.Provenance: The Estate of Mrs. Frank Wood, Evansville, Indiana and Dickson, Tennessee, acquired from the estate of the artist's mother. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Overall good condition with abrasions, areas of craquelure. 3rd item: Overall good condition with toning, waviness to paper, 1/4" tear to lower right edge of paper. 4th-6th items: All items in overall good condition. Not examined outside of frames. Waviness to paper, toning/acid burn to mat of Evansville sidewalk photograph. Areas of dampstaining, mat burn to one driftwood photograph.
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