Gene Davis (1920-1985) is an important artist associated with the Color Field movement and the Washington Color School. 

He is noted for his minimalist compositions that favored saturated colors presented in vertical stripes. 

During the sixties and especially during the seventies he had an international reputation and was particularly revered in the United States. 

In addition to his iconic paintings Davis also executed a number of very large public art projects notably "Franklin's Footpath" in 1972.

At the time of its creation it was considered the world's largest painting; executed on the street surrounding the Philadelphia Museum of Art it was realized using Davis' signature abstract striped composition.  

During his lifetime Davis created a small number of multiples - including this work "Series 1" from 1969 published by the illustrious Petersburg Press in London. (Jim Dine similarly did several of his prints with Petersburg Press)

This is a classic example of Davis' aesthetic and brilliant use of color. 

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"Series 1", 1969

Screenprint on canvas laminated to board

Signed and numbered 65/150 by the artist verso. 

30.5”H 25”W (work)

Very good condition

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