Mel Hanson (California, 1938-1962)
Thickly painted abstract figurative painting by short lived and idiosyncratic artist Mel Hanson, known
for his abstract expressionist and assemblage works. Hanson was greatly influenced by the German
This work is an abstract portrait painting on paper, and dates from the 1950s.
Oil on paper
Measures 18″ x 11.75″
Signed ‘Mel’ lower left
Provenance: from a Bay Area art collection
Loose, and unframed. Checking and crackalure. (see images).
Price – $1500