A painter, sculptor, educator, and graphic artist, Tom Lias did not achieve the fame of the leading artists of the time. His work nonetheless exemplifies many of the same qualities. Here, Lias unites certain formal characteristics of the period’s painting with the prevalent graphic-design principles in a composition of architectural spaces.
Color intaglio on light board
Plate: 11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (29.8 x 37.5 cm) (show scale)
Signed, "Tom Lias '50" intaglio
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Tom Lias (American, 1903-1960). Chaste, 1950. Color intaglio on light board, Plate: 11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (29.8 x 37.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The Museum of Modern Art, 70.113.3. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 70.113.3.jpg)
overall, 70.113.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2003
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