Robert Nelson, a highly respected contemporary painter, printmaker and collage artist, presents "Harry Houdini's Water Escape in New York City's East River 1914." This colored pencil/watercolor is part of a collection of Nelson’s work at the Beppu Wiarda Gallery in Portland, Oregon.
Nelson’s work has been the subject of over one hundred and fifty one-man shows in Philadelphia, Washington and elsewhere. His art has been included in prime contemporary exhibitions in Washington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Chicago. He was also awarded the Cezanne medal from the government of France in 1961.
Harry Houdini's Water Escape in New York City's East River 1914
Colored pencil, watercolor, mixed media on paper
42 x 29.5 inches