William Hoey

Surrealist Still Life of Eggshell and Lemon Landscape Gouache Painting





Surrealist still life of an eggshell and lemon sitting on top of a grey toned rock. Signed by the artist in the bottom left corner and currently displayed in a gold frame with a light brown / tan matte.

Artist Biography

Professor William Hoey was born on May 9, 1930, in Abilene, Texas. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in art from The University of Texas. Professor Hoey, considered a "magic realist" painter of the American Southwest, was well known for his work in still life and portraiture. Hoey operated two galleries in Austin, the Carriage House Gallery and the SOHO Gallery and taught at the Houston Museum of Fine Art's Glassell School as well as in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas.


H 18 in. x W 16 in. x D 1.25 in.