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on Nov 9, 2014 in | Comments Off on Kempert Quabius – Collector’s Cards

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Acrylic on Board
11 x 9 inches
11 7/8 x 9 7/8 period frame
Provenance: Private Wisconsin Collection
Excellent condition
Signed lower right and en verso with 1969 Layton School of Art (Milwaukee) Christmas sale label

Kempert Quabius (1923 – 1998) works have appeared in the Museum of Modern Art, Art Institute of Chicago, and other midwest organizations. AIC curates two of his works, one being an award winning 1952 piece.

Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) – Exhibited artist 1956
Art Institute of Chicago – 1952 Musarts Club of Chicago winner: 56th Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity. Art Institute of Chicago curates two of Quabius’ works including other work pictured.
Teacher, Layton School of Art
Widely exhibited in the Midwest
Businessman – Stuffed Animals

May 30, 1952 – 56th Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, jury comprised of artists Abraham Rattner and Walter Tandy Murch, and Director of Albright Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, Edgar Craig Schenck; list of prize-winners with biography notes, Joseph Friebert, Gideon Sandelin, George H. Goundie, Don Yacoe, Miyoko Ito, Rainey Bennett, Harry Minz, Vera Berdich, Kenneth Perrin Becker, Julia Thecla, William S. Schwartz, Alfonso A. Castricone, William Lachowicz, Francis Chapin, Richard Daley, Misch Kohn, Kempert Quabius, Marion Perkins, and Hugh G. Paterson 13-15