Feb 19, 2020
Feb 19, 2020

Three Horses with Chicory

Three Horses with Chicory


Joseph O'Sickey

(American, 1918–2013)

Watercolor and black ink on white wove paper

Image and Sheet: 27.8 x 37.8 cm (10 15/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Nancy F. and Joseph P. Keithley Collection Gift 2020.149


Did you know?

Joseph O'Sickey described animals as among his favorite subjects.


Joseph O'Sickey spent much of his life and career in Northeast Ohio, where he took classes at the Cleveland Museum of Art as a child and later taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art, among other institutions. This watercolor is one of many that the artist made, seeing the medium as well suited for his creative experimentation with color and form. O'Sickey frequently depicted horses, such as those seen here, which he saw while driving outside Cleveland and often sketched from observation.

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