David Adickes

"Flutist" Black and White Abstract Figurative Painting of a Woman with Flute 1958



Sumi ink on paper


Modern black and white abstract painting of a flutist by iconic Houston, TX artist David Adickes. The work features a figure wearing a polka dot outfit while playing a tune on a flute. Signed by artist in front lower right corner. Currently hung in a gold leaf frame with cream matting. The original DuBose Gallery tag is attached to the reverse.

Artist Biography

Born (1927) and raised in Huntsville, TX, David Adickes is an artist whose art and heart are closely aligned with Paris, France. After studying art at the Atelier F. Leger in the late 40s, Adickes burst onto the art scene in Houston and elsewhere in the early 50s and has been a prominent member of Houston’s art community ever since. While his most visible works are his giant sculptures, from the Virtuoso in downtown Houston to the 76-foot Sam Houston in his hometown of Huntsville, David Adickes has for decades produced paintings that have been acclaimed in numerous art exhibitions and galleries, both in the United States and internationally. Moreover, his paintings continue to delight collectors with a distinct blend of classic style, delightful palette, and a touch of whimsy.

Dimensions With Frame

H 19 in. x W 16.88 in. x D 1 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 11.25 in. x W 9.13