• Selz Bros Circus, 1938

    Standish Backus Jr.

    14.5 x 21.5 inches

  • This artwork is available as a giclée art print on Arches watercolor paper. A high-definition, museum quality print that won't fade for up to 115 years.
  • Original Size - 14.5 x 21.5 inches
  • $89.90 $145.00

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Biography: DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER  Standish Backus (1910-1989) Born in Detroit in 1910, Standish Backus graduated form Princeton University in 1933 with a degree in architecture. He studied painting the following year at the University of Munich, and later took instruction with a watercolorist in Maine. After...... read more

 
A California art print on Arches watercolor paper. 100% archival, and printed in HD.

Exhibited: Everyday Life in California, Regional Watercolors, 1930-1960, California Heritage Museum, May 15 through November 14, 2004.

Dusty Glory, The Circus in American Art, Cahoon Museum of American Art, June - July 2005.
Scenes of California Life, 1930 - 1950, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield, March - April, 2009.

Literature: As seen in California Watercolors 1850-1970, by Gordon T. McClelland and Jay T. Last. An illustrated history and biographical dictionary.