Revere Auctions
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2nd Annual Minnesota Art and History

Wed, May 17, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 500

Jack Barkla "Kat in a Cage" Oil Painting 2020

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Jack Barkla (American, 20th/21st c). Oil on canvas painting titled "Kat in a Cage" depicting an abstract scene with yellow, red, and white geometric shapes against earthy background, 2020. Signed and dated along the lower right; pen signed, titled, and dated along the verso.

Barkla is a lifelong resident of Minnesota having grown up in Edina and attended the University of Minnesota. He has performed and designed for numerous theater companies including the Guthrie. He also designed flower shows for Dayton's (later Marshall Fields and then Macy's) department store. Other clients of his have included Prince, Princess Grace of Monaco, and Jennifer Lopez.

Sight; height: 17 1/2 in x width: 17 3/4 in. Framed; height: 19 1/4 in x width: 19 1/4 in.


The item is in good condition with no visible tears, creases, or losses. The surface is stable, and the color is bold and bright. No visible sign of restoration under UV light. Along the center of the left margin, there is a minute loss. Along the lower left quadrant, there is a line of a stretch; please refer to the listing image. Along the verso, there is a pen mark to the lower left quadrant; to the right to the center, there is a paint residue along the verso.

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