Vance Kirkland (1904–1981, American)
watercolor on paper
22 1/2 x 31 inches
I. Designed Realism. This was done at the Denver Museum of Natural History (now Denver Museum of Nature & Science) as a demonstration for Kirkland's students who he took there for a class painting exercise. It is a dramatic example of how well Kirkland could paint realistically.
ON VIEW in Watercolor Room 13
Signed "Kirkland 1943" lower right corner
Collection Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art