"Evening Abstraction" geometric abstract painting by Pleasant Ray McIntosh ( b. 1897 - d. 1985 ). Signed and dated 1947, lower right. Entitled "Evening Abstraction," verso. Director of Peoria Art Institute, Art School of Bradley University & headed the Art Department of American University, Biarritz, France. Well listed: Who Was Who in American Art, Davenports, Ask, Art. Mid 20th Century. Dimensions. framed: 41" W x 30" H.