A.E. Backus - "Red Hibiscus" Painting Oil On Glass
A.E. BACKUS - "RED HIBISCUS ON GLASS" OIL ON GLASS Albert "Bean" Backus (American, 1906-199). Florida artist Backus served as inspiration for the Highwaymen. Glass topped table features hibiscus flowers painted in reverse, signed lower right. Commissioned by Backus friend and Ft. Pierce realtor Myrtle Engler in the early 1950's. Comes with vertification from Backus Gallery. A very unique piece for the Backus collector. Overall good condition, with some surface scratches on glass from wear, and a chip in one corner of the glass. Size: 16" x 30"