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Sam Karres Shang Rila Hotel 5th Floor Santa Monica - Original Watercolor Painting on Paper

Sam Karres
Shang Rila Hotel 5th Floor Santa Monica, 2000
Painting – Watercolor on Paper
22 1/2′ x 15″
Edition: signed, titled and dated

$1,000.00

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“In surveying the paintings of Sam Karres, a passel of other artists leap to mind. There are bold contours reminiscent of Toulouse-Lautrec, the bleakness of Sloan and Bellows, the intensity of Goya, and the anguish of Munch and Grosz.”

(excerpt from “Maintaining a Broad Canvas” by George Bulanda, Hour Magazine – Feb. 2002)

Born in Wyandotte, Michigan in 1929, Sam Karres earned a B.F.A. and M.A. in art from Wayne University.

He worked as an illustrator for Ford Motor Company for 25 years has spent the last 20 years as a full-time artist.

Karres’ output, which totals thousands of oils and watercolors dating from the 1940’s to the present, include Detroit and Wyandotte street scenes, interiors of bars and coffeehouses, as well as works depicting everything from weightlifters to dancers.

An overview of his work has been compiled in the book Sam Karres: Urban Expressionist, by James F. Bloch.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 35 × 5 × 4 in
Original/Reproduction

Original

Signed

Signed

Subject

Size Type/ Largest Dimension

Medium (Up to 30")

Artist Name

Sam Karres

Certificate of Authenticity

yes

Edition Size

signed, titled, and dated

Edition Type

watercolor

Framing

Item height

15

Item Length

22.5

Item Width

.1

Medium / Type

Sam Karres Shang Rila Hotel 5th Floor Santa Monica – Original Watercolor Painting on Paper

Sam Karres Shang Rila Hotel 5th Floor Santa Monica, 2000 Painting - Watercolor on Paper 22 1/2' x 15" Edition: signed, titled and dated

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