“THE CARD GAME” (ca. 1940’s) By RICHARD JOSEPH ERICSON (American, 1922 – 2010)
Oil on canvas, 36 x 30 inches (canvas), 44 x 38 inches (frame), signed lower right with monogram and signature.
(“Ericson’s early works were primarily figurative, the artist using strong outlines and vibrant colors to define shapes and forms in his paintings. These paintings were primarily large scale, often measuring greater than 20 x 30 inches in overall size. …Paintings…included …a hint of the surreal.”)