Richard Stout

"Monument" Earth Toned Modern Abstract Surrealistic Painting 1966



Oil on canvas


Brown and red abstract modernist painting by Houston, TX artist Richard Stout. This surrealistic painting depicts a large stone monument against a surrealistic warm color-field background. Signed and dated by the artist at the lower center-right as well as titled, signed, and dated, at the back.

Artist Biography

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.


H 40 in. x W 48 in. x D .88 in.