McKie Trotter

"Road and Half Arch" Maroon, Red, and Orange Abstract Modernist Painting c. 1959



Oil, casein, board


Maroon, red, and orange abstract modernist painting by known Houston, TX artist McKie Trotter. This painting depicts a large maroon form with a bright pink vertical brushstroke in the middle against a warm orange background. Signed by the artist at the lower right. Unframed but framing options are available.

Artist Biography

McKie Trotter was born in 1918 in Manchester, Georgia. He pursued his growing interest in art, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg Virginia. Drafted into the war, Trotter served as an infantry captain in 1943 and found himself as a prisoner of war until 1945. After the war, he returned to Georgia and earned his Master’s at the University of Georgia, Athens. Later, a teaching position in Fort Worth prompted him to relocate to Texas.

Dimensions With Frame

H 19.50 in. x W 15.50 in. x D 1.25 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 18 in. x W 14 in.