Artist Jack [Jac] Elmo King
Title Untitled - The Hunter
Media pastel on paper
Size 24.5 x 17.5 in. / 62.2 x 44.4 cm.
Frame Size 33 x 27 x 1 in.
signed lower right; framed with special glass
Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection Calgary
Jack [Jac] Elmo King ~ [1920-1998] American
born in Phoenix, Arizona; after serving with the US Navy in WWII, he trained for two years at the Los Angeles Art Centre School; despite working full-time in the aerospace industry as a draftsman/design engineer, he continued to paint whenever possible; after retirement in 1970 he painted full-time and his work was marketed exclusively through an agent in Canada; exhibited for many years at the Calgary Stampede Western Art Auction