Runners on Beach
Artist: Ellis Wilson, (1899–1977)
Oil on canvas, circa 1950–1955
29½” x 48″ image size (32¾” x 51″ frame)
Ref. No. 110613_020
This decorative image was surely an inspiration derived from the artist’s tenure in Haiti, after receiving prize money from the Guggenheim in 1944 and 1945, and in 1952 from the Terry Award that enabled him to travel. Excellent condition in what appears to be the original, modest frame.
For further information on this Kentucky raised African American artist and his work, visit www.ket.org/elliswilson.