Henry David Potwin

"Lady Lake" Surreal Blue & Green Abstract Landscape of a Lake with Woman's Face 2009



Acrylic paint, canvas


Contemporary surrealist abstract landscape by contemporary Texas artist Henry David Potwin. The work features a loosely rendered forested, mountain landscape with a woman's face hidden in the reflection of the lake. Signed in front lower right corner. Titled and dated on reverse. Currently hung in a complementary brown frame.

Artist Biography

Born in Dallas, Texas David Potwin is the oldest of three children. He first started to paint at the age of 8 years old. As a young boy, Potwin's family would summer vacation in Taos, New Mexico. During the family vacations in 1965, he met artist Eric Gibberd who became his mentor for years to come. David attended the University of Houston Fine Arts program from 1969 to 1974. He studied alongside and under a great group of artists in a building called "The Annex" His subjects range from landscapes, portraits, cityscapes to those that are personal to the artist, idiosyncratic, humorous and socially aware.

Dimensions With Frame

16.75 in. x W 19.75 in. x D 2 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 11 in. x W 13.74 in.