“Ancestor II” by Harris Strong features a large ceramic tile taking the form of a finish, brilliantly finished in gold. The portrait tile is float mounted within a polished gold-tone frame with white and green mats. Signed in corner.
About the Artist:
Harris Strong (1920-2006) was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He served as an Army cryptographer during World War II, studying chemical engineering at North Carolina State University. After receiving his degree, he studied ceramic art at New York University. His aunt, the owner of a greeting card company, inspired him to pursue a practical career in art. In 1950 Strong and his wife, Rosyln, founded Harris G. Strong, Inc. in the Bronx, NY. Strong found his niche in decorated ceramic tiles and grew the company with each success. In 1970, a fire destroyed the glaze formulas that had been developed over the previous 20 years. At that point, the company pivoted to concentrate on other wall decor, such as prints, collages, and paintings.
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