Gordon Howes (1938-2013) - Framed and Signed 1995 Gouache, Eagle Tail Mountains
DescriptionA gouache study of the Eagle Tail Mountains, located in Arizona from artist Gordon Howes (1938-2013). Howes' style has a naive manner, his simplistic shapes and composition have an interesting quality which lend themselves well to this subject matter. Inscribed on the reverse 'sketched 15.08.1995 and painted 17.12.1995', by the artist. Well presented in a card mount and modern black frame. Signed. On wove.
In fine condition.
23.4 x 25.3cm (9.2" x 10")Framed Size: 33.9 x 36.2cm (13.3" x 14.3")
From a collection of fine gouache artworks by scientist, Gordon Howes, depicting tropical fish and American landscapes. The impressive level of detail, in particular to the fish studies is indicative of Howes scientific knowledge. This clearly impacts his artistic style, visible in his tendency towards photo realism.
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Born and educated in London, Gordon Howes joined the Natural History Museum in 1968 as a scientific assistant in the fishes section. Besides cataloguing and researching the collection Gordon published over 40 scientific papers on freshwater and deep-sea fish. He also collected and observed fish in their natural habitats in Africa, and North and South America. His paintings of fish have been exhibited in London, Johannesburg and in a solo exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Geneva. Examples of his work can be found in corporate collections such as the Fishmongers Livery Company, London. Howes later retired to Sussex to illustrate books and technical publications while exhibiting a number of landscape works locally.
Parker, La Paz County, Arizona, United States
|Artist||Gordon Howes (1938-2013)|
|Dimensions||23.4 x 25.3cm|
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