Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction

Wilfred A. Readio, lithograph, "Old Corral for State"

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Start price: $20

Estimated price: $50 - $150

Buyer's premium: 10%

This original lithograph by artist Wilfred A. Readio is titled "Old Corral for State" and is numbered 6/20. The image measures 11.75 x 14.25, is in good condition, and unsigned by the artist. Winning bids are packaged and shipped by UPS. Shipping estimates are available upon request. Wilfred Readio (born 1895) was a noted painter, lithographer and educator that was active and lived in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Massachusetts. He received his education from Carnegie Institute of Technology (later Carnegie Mellon CFA) where he studied under Arthur Watson Sparks and A. V. Churchill. He eventually became a member of the faculty and was the founder of the American Industrial Design Department which was renamed the Department of Pictorial Design in 1944; where for a short time he was the acting head of the faculty. He taught drawing and lithography/printmaking classes, and one of his famous pupils was Andy Warhol. Readio was know for his scenes of Pittsburgh and Colorado. He regularly spent summers in Colorado in the 1930’s through 1960’s where he owned a home. Much of his work during this time was dedicated to producing images of the local Colorado landscape and mining towns of the San Juan Mountains and vicinity. He died in 1961.

Condition: good