Posted on Sun May 27 2018
Rare authentic Nels Brosted sand casting acrylic on tin sheet painting. Mid century. A conversation starter. The painting is in excellent condition, signed, not titled, not dated. Acrylic over tin, over sand. The sand makes the painting textured and raised. Solid wood frame, single-matted, glass. 20.5" X 16 3/4". It is very stylish and will fit mid century, beach, contemporary, coastal, modern decor. Nels Brosted (1920-1981) is a listed mid century artist from Winfield, IL. He is famous for his monoprints, watercolors, silver jewelry, driftwood art. His sand castings were the most famous and unusual art medium in 1950s-1970s. Nels Brosted was an Art Director at Creative Merchandisers. He graduated from Columbia University. $650 (cash), delivery within 30 miles of Orinda possible.