Pen on Paper: An Exhibition of Watercolors & Drawings by Rudolph T. Pen (Am. 1918-1989)


December 4th - December 30th, 2020

A holiday exhibition of the watercolors and drawings of Rudolph Pen. Pen was a long-time instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago. Pen's work can be found in the collections of the National Gallery of Art, The Library of Congress and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. From cities, to harbors, to wooded landscapes, this collection of artwork represents and highlights Pen's extensive travels throughout the United States and Europe.

  • Pen 16289
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (City Parkway), ca. 1940s
    Watercolor on paper
    13 x 20 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16289
  • Pen 16753
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled, ca. 1960s
    Watercolor on paper
    20 x 26 inches
    #16753
  • Pen 16395
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Saugatuck)
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    10 x 16 inches

    Signed Pen, lower left

    #16395
  • Pen 16713
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Woods)
    Watercolor on paper
    23 1/4 x 35 1/4 inches
    #16713
  • Pen 16689
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Beach Scene)
    Watercolor on paper
    13 1/4 x 26 inches
    #16689
  • Pen 16461
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape)
    Watercolor on paper
    19 x 25 inches
    #16461
  • Pen 16304
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Cafe Scene)
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    19 x 25 inches
    #16304
  • Pen 16720
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Mountain Landscape)
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    23 x 35 inches

    Signed Pen, lower left

    #16720
  • Pen 16411
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Coastal Scene, Afternoon Sun)
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    19 x 25 inches
    #16411
  • Pen 16795
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Lincoln Park, Chicago), ca. 1950s
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    11 x 9 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16795
  • Pen 16691
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Harbor Scene)
    Watercolor, pastel and graphite on paper
    11 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches
    #16691
  • Pen 16662
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Harbor Scene)
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    18 x 11 inches
    #16662
  • Pen 16732
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (City View from Terrace)
    Watercolor and pastel & charcoal on paper
    22 1/2 x 35 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16732
  • Pen 16716
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Palms)
    Watercolor, pastel and graphite on paper
    30 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16716
    SOLD
  • Pen 16715
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Rooftops)
    Watercolor on paper
    22 3/4 x 31 1/2 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16715
  • Pen 16704
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Summer Garden)
    Watercolor, pastel and graphite on paper
    19 x 25 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16704
  • Pen 16699
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Summer Garden)
    Watercolor, pastel and graphite on paper
    18 1/2 x 26 1/4 inches
    #16699
  • Pen 16915
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Summer Garden)
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    20 x 26 inches
    #16915
  • Pen 16871
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape, Woods)
    Watercolor on paper
    11 x 17 1/2 inches
    #16871
  • Pen 16858
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape, Woods)
    Watercolor on paper
    12 x 18 inches
    #16858
  • Pen 16873
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape, Woods)
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    13 1/4 x 24 inches
    #16873
  • Pen 16440
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Garden)
    Watercolor, pastel and graphite on paper
    20 x 26 inches
    #16440
  • Pen 16441
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Garden)
    Watercolor, pastel and graphite on paper
    20 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches
    #16441
  • Pen 16794 ur
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape, Woods)
    Watercolor on paper
    5 1/2 x 17 inches
    #16794
  • Pen 16658
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Harbor Scene), ca. 1950s
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    15 x 22 1/4 inches
    #16658
  • Pen 16476
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Harbor Scene)
    Watercolor on paper
    25 x 39 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16476
  • Pen 16627
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Chicago), ca. 1948
    Watercolor and pastel on paper
    13 x 19 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right; Signed on reverse

    #16627
  • Pen 16587
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), ca. 1955
    Charcoal on paper
    20 x 26 inches
    #16587
  • Pen 16864
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape, Woods)
    Pastel on paper
    17 x 11 inches

    Signed Pen lower right

    #16864
  • Pen 16626
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Floral Patterns), ca. 1960s
    Pastel on paper
    18 x 12 inches
    #16626
  • Pen 16769
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Rooftops, Florence)
    Pastel on paper
    17 x 11 inches

    Signed Pen, lower left

    #16769
  • Pen 16298
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (City View, Rooftops- Florence)
    Pastel on paper
    11 x 17 inches
    #16298
  • Pen 16299
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Florence)
    Pastel on paper
    11 x 17 inches
    #16299
  • Pen 16783
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Horse Race), ca. 1950s
    Pastel and charcoal on paper
    11 x 17 inches
    #16783
  • Pen 16747
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Summer Garden)
    Watercolor and ink on paper
    26 x 20 inches
    #16747
  • Pen 16591
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape, Woods)
    Charcoal on paper
    20 x 26 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16591
  • Pen 16480
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Landscape, Pond View)
    Watercolor and charcoal on paper
    40 x 26 inches
    #16480
    SOLD
  • Pen 16531
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled, ca. 1950s
    Ink on paper
    12 1/2 x 20 inches

    Signed Pen, lower right

    #16531
  • Pen 16605
    Rudolph T. Pen
    American, 1918 - 1989
    Untitled (Harbor Scene), ca. 1950s
    Ink on paper
    12 x 19 inches
    #16605

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