This is a very detailed and planned out painting as the pictures show and measures approx. 36inches X 24 but not exact. All indications are the paint is old Lead base enamel house paint applied on a black layer of radiator paint and is a similar process that pollock used on many early experimental works between 1938 and 1950. The detail is amazing on this action drip painting which is very much in the style of Jackson Pollock. All indications show it to date to the 40s based on paint age, brand, and the age of the fiberboard.
It is painted on a very old plant based fiber board that appears to have been part of a structure at one time and has been repurposed for this painting which was common practice for many artists starting out. Additional info and photos available upon request. This painting is very similar in design and size to the 1948 number 19 done by pollock. There are many interesting discoveries about this painting that have been made It has added items for texture as can be seen in the photos including air, string and other unknown particles.
There is even a small repair spot with original paint so must have been done during its creation as paint matches. It does not have a traditional signature but there seems to be some intentional lettering or symbols along one or more edges. The paint and fiber board date to the correct early mid century period.This painting has a striking similarity in circular design, layering, and size. 30 7/8 x 22 5/8 in. This painting offered up also has what appears to be the same or very similar shade of Lilac to Pollocks 1943 Title the Mural. This painting offered up in this listing is measuring approx 36inches X 24 inches on board.
The board was certainly once used in a house or structure at one time as one edge has small and spaced nail holes and two or more edges have been hand cut and are uneven with a straight edge placed on edges. So it is a salvaged piece of fiberboard used to produce this painting onto.
Painting was acquired in the secondary market around 2016 in Phoenix Arizona. Painting is considered at the moment to be in the Manner of'JACKSON POLLOCK and I have done everything I can to exclude it as a possible authentic Pollock but have not been able to so. If anything there are many techniques in this painting the exist in a few of his known works.
Attributed to Jackson Pollock with no additional direct known or implied provenance available. Like many of Pollocks paintings this was also found in the secondary market and at this time no direct provenance is available at this time. The item "Abstract Surreal Modern Controlled Pour Drip Painting Style of Jackson Pollock" is in sale since Tuesday, July 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".The seller is "vintagestuff-85" and is located in Scottsdale Arizona. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.