Abstract painting and collage by John Sennhauser.
John Sennhauser (1907-1978), was born in Switzerland. He studied art in Italy before moving to the United States in 1928. His early works were representational in nature until the early 1940s when he started to create non-objective works of art. He studied at the Coopers Union before working for Hilla Rebay at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Lime many other artist he became dissatisfied with Hilla Rebay and broke away from her and the Guggenheim. He continued to work in New York city.
This work dated from 1970 and is collaged paper and oil paints on stretched canvas. The work bears a label and stamp from Wichita State University.
This painting is housed in a period wood strip frame. The frame shows wear.
Measures 34″ x 37.5″ x 1.5″ overall.