Richard Stout

"Evening" Earth-Toned Abstract Painting with Blue, Yellow, and Green Accents 1965



Oil on canvas


Earth-toned modern abstract painting by Houston, TX artist Richard Gordon Stout. This painting depicts an abstract landscape scene. The yellow, green, and blue accents give this work so much life and interest. Signed and dated by the artist in the lower left. This piece was exhibited at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio sometime between 1968–1988. "McNay Show San Antonio" is inscribed at the back. Framed in a black and gold frame.

Artist Boigraphy

Richard Stout was born in 1934 in Beaumont, Texas. He quickly discovered his interest in art and, while still in high school, studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati during summer visits with family in Ohio. Stout received a scholarship to attend the School of Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he earned his bachelor of fine arts degree. He completed graduate studies and earned his master of fine arts degree at the University of Texas at Austin. From 1959 to 1967, Stout was an instructor at the Museum School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. After completing his MFA, he began teaching art at the University of Houston, a career he maintained until his retirement in 1996.

Dimensions With Frame

H 18.25 in. x W 22.25 in. xD .75 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 18.25 in. x W 22.25 in.