Richard Evans (1923-2013) Surrealist Lithograph: “The Moribund Introspect” 1944
“The Moribund Introspect” is signed Richard Evans, (19)44. The piece is from the Ejnar Hansen estate. Artwork 11″ w x 15″ h, frame 16.5″ w x 20″ high. Complex and involved self-portrait: haunting. From his early college work.
Extract of a Brief Chronology of Richard Evans on AskArt
Submitted by Gordon Rogers, nephew of the artist:
"1923: Born Chicago, Illinois; later attends Public Schools here.
1939-41: Evening School at The Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County, while attending High School.
1941-45: From onset of World War II, full-time at Otis Art Institute on a scholarship, deciding to leave with a Diploma in Professional Studies— Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, etc. Among his teachers is Ejnar Hansen "whose roots in Scandinavian-German Expressionism via Munich "made him a rich draughtsman and celebrated West Coast painter-teacher."