Ree Mantz enamel on copper San Francisco vintage shop Studio TORNO
Original abstract metal enamel painting on copper by San Francisco Artist Ree Mantz. Please share any information you may have about San Francisco Artist Ree Mantz, possibly Robert [Tore] Ree Mantz? Hoping those "in the know" of the San Francisco Art scene in the 1960's may be able to shed more light on this Artist's work? Fabulous May 18th, 2015 American Craft Council article on Renowned American Craft Collector Forrest L. Merrill includes photo shown below of a piece of Arthur Espinet Carpenter furniture with large inset enamel on copper panels by Ree Mantz! A "Ree Mantz" wrote a book in 1966 titled Gallery Vs. Unknown binding, not currently available on Amazon, etc. Our Heritage of Coastal Magic: Ree Mantz Enamel Panels Interpretive of Sea & Shore. Studio and Artist Ree Mantz appears in the 1964 San Francisco Directory, web page online search Google. "Robert Tore Ree Mantz" also appears in "The Times from San Mateo California" on page 69, July 14th, 1973 in reference to an Art Show with Photographers and Mixed Media including enamel art. "As Found", "As Is" condition, guessing vintage 1960's, possibly 1970's. Dust and dirt commensurate with age. Stains canvas cloth frame surround could use cleaning or enjoy vintage patina as is. Appears to be a stable, old curved almost circular crack in glass enamel upper center left that may have happened in the making, a firing crack? Also bump on surface of enamel center top at frame edge. Artwork not removed from frame and examined out of frame. Hear some small loose piece floating around inside frame when shaken. Examine all photos with magnifier feature to view condition. The item "Ree Mantz enamel on copper San Francisco vintage shop Studio TORNO" is in sale since Friday, February 26, 2016.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "ucityxl" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri.
This item can be shipped to United States.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Signed?: Signed
- Medium: glass enamel on copper
- Subject: Seascape
- Style: Abstract
- Size Type/Largest Dimension: Small (Up to 14in.)
- Date of Creation: 1950-1969
- Region of Origin: US San Francisco