Jan Stussy California Modernist Oil Still Life c.1950 20x28




ART DECO-Modernism

Price: 

$2,350
Specifications
Designer VerificationNone
Condition
Excellent
Reference
MPD-007269
Description

JAN STUSSY
"BLACK JUG'
OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED, TITLED
CALIFORNIA, C.1950
20 X 28 INCHES
 
Jan Stussy
1921-1990
Stussy was birn in Benton County, Missouri, Jan Stussy was a California painter who specialized in watercolors, oil paintings, prints, and murals.
He was a student at the Art Center School in Los Angeles with Barse Miller and also studied at the University of Southern California, and Long Beach City College.
Other teachers included Stanton MacDonald-Wright and Frances de Erdely. Extensive travels took him to the Orient, Europe, and South America.

He served in the Navy during World War II and returned to California after the war.
He exhibited regularly with the California Watercolor Society and did many abstract still lifes and figurative subjects.

From 1946, he was an instructor of art and later professor at the University of California in Los Angeles. He was also a technical consultant in the movie industry and did art commissions for large corporations.
Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1942-55; American Contemporary Gallery (LA), 1944; Artists of LA, LACMA, 1948; County Fair (