Angelo Testa : (American, 1918-1984) Untitled, watercolor on paper, 13 1/4″ x 16″ (sheet), signed “angelo testa” lower right recto, framed circa1950 Testa was born in 1918 in Springfield, MA. He studied fine art painting and sculpture at the Chicago Institute of Design, during the 1940s. In 1947 he set up Angelo Testa & Company, producing hand screen-printed and woven textiles for the many architectural studios of Chicago. Testa developed collaboration in textile design with several companies like Schumachers. Testa approached his textile work as an abstract painter. He was interested in form and line and saw his work as being suited to the new minimal approach towards architecture. This Artwork is a rare and important design from Testa’s personal collection.
Angelo Testa Painting