Twilight of History

Fred Shane, "Twilight of History", oil, 1947 frederick emanuel painting fine art for sale purchase buy sell auction consign denver colorado art gallery museum

Frederick Emanuel Shane

(1906 - 1992)
Twilight of History
1947
 
oil,
signed and dated lower left, signed, dated, and titled verso
15 ½ x 19 ½ inches
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Twilight of History is an original oil on board painting by Frederick Shane (1906-1992) from 1947. Shane specialized in genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, and portraits, executed in a variety of media. Fundamentally a realist, his work also contains some elements of abstraction, expressionism, and surrealism, which truly coalesce in this painting. Shane's reflection of the twilight of our existence is shown with three creatures in the foreground lighting a rocket, with city ruins in the background. Painted in colors of red, brown, yellow, green, and blue. Presented in a vintage frame, outer dimensions measure 24 ½ x 28 ½ x 2 ¾ inches. Image size is 15 ½ x 19 ½ inches.

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