Henry David Potwin

"Yellow Tree" Modern Post-Impressionist Yellow & Blue Abstract Forest Landscape 2015



Acrylic paint, canvas


Yellow, blue, and green toned abstract forest landscape painting by contemporary Texas artist Henry David Potwin. The work features a lone tree standing in a clearing inspired by the loose brushwork and bold colors of the post-impressionists. Signed in the front lower left corner. Titled and dated on reverse. Currently hung in a complementary brown and gold 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

H 25 in. x W 29 in. x D 1 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 20 in. x W 24 in.