Charles Schorre

Modern Naturalistic Ram Skull and Cactus Western Desert Landscape Painting Mid 20th Century





Early naturalistic western landscape painting by Texas artist Charles Schorre. The work features an intricately rendered ram's skull partially buried in the dirt next to a clump of cacti. This piece is a very early example of Charles Schorre's work. Signed in the front lower right corner. Currently hung in a light wash rustic frame.

Artist Biography

Charles Schorre was born in Cuero, Texas in 1925. After serving in the Marine Corps, he graduated from the University of Texas with a BFA. He began his career in advertising and was one of Houston’s foremost artists, photographers, instructors, graphic designers, and creative explorers. He taught classes and led workshops at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as well as Rice University where he served as an assistant professor from 1960 to 1972. He participated in two artist residency programs in the 1970’s and in 1986 he was named the Texas Artist of the Year by the Art League of Houston and was awarded the City of Houston Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts. Schorre passed away in Houston, Texas in 1996.

Dimensions With Frame

H 31.88 in. x W 38 in. x D 1.63 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 25.5 in. x W 31.5 in.