Mixed media on paper Signed bottom right and dated '78
Douglas Swan, an American painter born in 1930, began his artistic journey at Dundee College of Art in Scotland, continuing his studies in London. He developed a keen interest in the Italian contemporary art scene, influenced by artists such as Lucio Fontana, Enrico Castellani, and Roberto Crippa. Settling in Switzerland in the 1960s, Swan emerged as a significant figure of 20th-century art, regularly exhibiting his work.
The presented artwork exemplifies Swan's artistic output in the 1970s, as showcased at the Reckermann Gallery in Cologne in 1972.