Cameroon #12 Painting by Adja Yunkers (Russian / American, 1900–1983). An intricate and dynamic 3 dimensional acrylic work and collage on canvas laid to board. Executed in 1976. Initialed and dated to recto, signed, titled and dated to verso. Provenance: CDS Gallery, New York (label to verso).
Size: 36" w x 23 1/2" w (board)
Condition: Collage and paint in good condition. Some hairline cracking. Slight surface soiling. Some warping to board. Framed in minimalist white frame with museum glass.
Adja Yunkers (Russian / American, 1900–1983) was born in Riga, Russia and spent his childhood in Petrograd. At the age of twelve, Yunkers was fascinated with Cubist and contemporary paintings that he had seen reproduced in art journals and books. As soon as he was able to enroll, Yunkers began classes at Art Academy of Petrograd.