Drawing, circa 1950
Artist: Joseph Meert
Mixed-media (watercolor with pen and ink)
10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches, signed, lower right in ink and on mat in pencil
Joseph Meert was a wonderful Abstract Expressionist artist who studied with Thomas Hart Benton and was colleagues with Jackson Pollock. He actually saved Pollock’s life in the late 1940s.