Colorado & Regional Art

Sails and Gulls

Sails and Gulls

Year 1951

Artist J. Richard Sorby (1911–2001, American)

Media casein tempera on board

Dimensions 17 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches

Sorby taught at the University of Denver, School of Art, and was an original member of the 15 Colorado Artists, with Vance Kirkland, who split from the Denver Artists’ Guild in 1948 in pursuit of a more progressive modern art agenda.

ON VIEW in Modern Gallery 7

Signature signed "Sorby '51" lower right corner

Credit Line Collection Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

Accession Number 2016.22.001