Merritt Mauzey

Merritt Mauzey (1898-1973) was an artist, author, and teacher who devoted most of his life to documenting early 20th century Texas rural life. His work can be found in the public collections of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL), Brooklyn Museum (New York), Memphis Brooks Museum of Art (TN), Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Columbia Museum of Art (SC), Birmingham Museum of Art (AL), Dallas Museum of Art (TX), Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, New York), Witte Museum (San Antonio, TX), and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts (TX).

7 Responses to Merritt Mauzey

  1. Jerry Lara says:

    I have a small etching by Merritt Mauzey titled, “Adobe” and was wondering if there is any information as to the history of the piece? Thanks for your help.

    • mglenn76 says:

      Jerry, Mauzey was an active printmaker during from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. He studied a variety of techniques, but stuck to lithography for the most part. He didn’t date much of his work so pinning down a timeline is hard. According to this site Adobe was made in 1938, a period when Mauzey lived in Dallas and was a part of the Lonestar Printmakers. This small etching, which we also have in the AP/RC collection of Mauzey’s work, was probably done before he got focused heavily on lithography as his litho press would not have been capable of printing an intaglio work, and likely in conjunction with other printmakers of the time who would often share access to their presses with fellow artists. It’s definitely more rare to see one of his etchings.

  2. margaret louderback says:

    I have the lithograph ‘Oasis’ ed 15 by Merritt Mauyez in excellent condition. Can you advise me on who best to contact about the value of this lithograph? Thank you kindly, Margaret

  3. Dylan mauzey says:

    I have a the “coyote” original. Do you know how much it is worth?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s