THE DANCE OF THE NIGHT WINDS
Freed, Ernest (American 1908-1974). THE DANCE OF THE NIGHT WINDS. Etching in colors, 1959. Edition of 50. Signed, dated, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil. 17 7/8 X 23 1/4 inches. In excellent condition. Ernest Freed was a painter, printmaker and educator, He studied at Indiana State Teacher's College, the University of Illinois, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts , and the University of Iowa. In 1936 he was awarded a Tiffany Fellowship, and had his first exhibition. His career as a teacher began at the University of Iowa, where he studied printmaking with Mauricio Lasansky. Later, at Bradley University, he directd the School of Art. In 1954, he became Professor of Art at the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles. In the course of his career he participated in many group and solo exhibitions, and his work is in many institutional collections.