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Description: Wilbur David Peat (1898-1966) Neo-Classical Art Deco era mythological scenic hand painted batik textile featuring a depiction of the Greek Epic, Helen of Troy, with central female figure on horse with multiple warrior figures surrounded by a Greek key border, initials lower right.
From askART: Born in Chengtu, China, Wilbur David Peat lived in Indiana and Ohio, and was a painter, museum director, writer and lecturer. He studied at Ohio Wesleyan University, the Cleveland School of Art, the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League, and the University of Chicago. From 1924 to 1929, he was Director of the Akron Ohio Art Institute and from 1929 until his retirement was Director of the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis. He wrote books and was a regular contributor to the Indiana Magazine of History, and the Art Quarterly, and lectured on Pioneer Painters of Indiana.
34"H x 56 1/2"W

  • Dimensions: 34"H x 56 1/2"W

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January 16, 2021 11:00 AM EST

Indianapolis, IN, US

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