Ghikas, Panos (American, 1917-2012). SEA HORIZON. Gouache, not dated, but likely circa 1970s. Signed in pencil in the margin, lower right. 4 x 17 inches (image), on a larger sheet, framed to 12 7/8 x 24 inches. Titled, and with its original price, on a label on the verso of the frame. In excellent condition.
Panos Ghikas (American, 1917-2012).
Master Gilder and Egg Tempera expert, he executed a mural in gold leaf
for the World Trade Center, NYC, 110th floor restaurant, Windows on the
World. He attended the Massachusetts College of Art and was a graduate
of the Yale School of Fine Arts. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship
and studied with Willi Baumeister in Germany. He received a MacDowell
Colony fellowship and the Blanche Colman award. He taught at the Boston
Museum School at the Massachusetts College of Art. Also he was a
Professor at Harvard Carpenter Center, Brown University, RISD, Bowdoin
College and George Washington University, St. Louis. He and his wife,
Patience Haley Ghikas, restored historic murals by Barry Faulkner at the
Averill Harriman estate in Harriman, NY. He lived and worked in Boston
for 50 years before living in Maine. He and his wife maintained a studio
at historic Fenway Studios. He exhibited with ACME Galleries, Boston.