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Walter Darby Bannard, Ammersee #2, 1975

Walter Darby Bannard
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Walter Darby Bannard

Ammersee #2, 1975

Watercolor and acrylic painting on paper. Signed, titled, and dated. Floated and framed.
23 × 28 1/2 × 1 1/2 in
58.4 × 72.4 × 3.8 cm
The present work, Ammersee #3, refers to the German name for Lake Ammer in Upper Bavaria, Germany, southwest of Munich between the towns of Herrsching and Dießen am Ammersee - the sixth largest lake in Germany. (Like other Bavarian lakes, Ammersee developed as a result of the ice age glaciers melting.)
Below is a link to the New York Times obituary on Color Field artist Walter Darby Bannard, who died in October, 2016:
Abstract Expressionist and Color Field artist Walter Darby Bannard was a distinguished professor of art, Hans Hofmann scholar, and longtime friend and scholar of Frank Stella. At a New York gallery talk, Frank Stella mentioned Bannard as an artist whose work he collected.
23 inches x 28.5 inches
Artwork itself:
18.5 inches x 23.25 inches
This work is floated and framed in an elegant wood frame with UV plexiglass in accordance with museum conservation standards.


Height:   23.00
Width:   28.50
Depth:   1.50