George E. Calvert (1928-2002) Abstract Landscape Art

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  • Sold Date: Feb 04, 2011
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Original Signed Calvert Abstract Large Beautiful Art 68

Description :
This is a beautiful original watercolor signed Calvert 68. This abstract work of art is of a landscape of wild trees growing together, with a bit a fence holding them in at the edge. This work of art measures 24" x 18".

"George Emmett Calvert, landscape and marine painter and teacher, was born to George and Lecie (Hutchinson) Calvert on November 27, 1928 in Elk City, Oklahoma and died on Friday, March 1, 2002 in Weatherford, Oklahoma having reached the age of 73 years, 3 months and 4 days.
He was raised in the Herring community southwest of Hammon, Oklahoma and graduated Hammon High in 1947. Calvert received a bachelor's degree at Southwestern State Teachers College in Weatherford, Oklahoma and a Masters of Fine Art from University of Oklahoma. He taught oil and watercolor painting, etching, sculpture and pottery as a fine-art faculty member in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at Northeastern University where the Cherokee Nation is located with courts, museum, tribal council, etc. This university has had a strong art faculty dating back to the 1950s
He also taught at Southwestern University, and after retiring, he returned to teaching at Southwestern University and retired a second time.
Calvert enjoyed painting, traveling, and observing landscapes and people of Oklahoma. He often paint
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