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Elmer Novotny

Two Weeks With Pay

(Cleveland, Ohio, 1909 - 1997, Walnut Creek, California)

1957

Casein on panel

22 3/16 x 40 3/16 x 1 3/4 in. (56.4 x 102.1 x 4.6 cm)

Collection of the Akron Art Museum

Museum Acquisition Fund

1958.39

More Information

Novotny was known for his realistic images and attention to detail. This composition has numerous strong horizontal lines, including the horizon, the line of the beach, and the slats on the huts. Repeated elements, like the rectangular windows and the shape of the huts, enliven this composition.

Marks

Signed LR: "E L Novotny '57"

Keywords
House
American
Ocean
Beach
Oil painting