Arthur Spear (American,1879-1959) "Star Light" Oil on Canvas. Signed lower left. Inscribed verso on canvas. Sight Size: 27 x 32 in. Overall Framed Size: 31.5 x 36.5 in.
Arthur Prince Spear is known for his imaginary paintings of nymphs, fauns and under-sea dwellers of an imaginary world of a very personal nature. Arthur Spear could be considered an "American Impressionist" yet he remains in a unique position...His art cannot be so easily classified and Spear belongs in a rare group of painters who have been in the minority of any generation in the history of American Art.