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Details: 4Pcs GELLERT, Emery. Watercolor Portraits of African Antelope: "Impalla", "Roan Antelope", "Reed Buck" and "Fringe-eared Oryx". c, 1950. Watercolor on board, each approximately 18 1/2 x 13 1/2". All signed :"E. Gellert" or "Emery Gellert", three with hand-written titles.

Emery Gellert was born in Budapest, Hungary on July 24, 1889. Gellert studied at the Royal Academy of Arts in his native city. He was a longtime resident of Cleveland, OH before moving to Los Angeles in 1931. He was most active in the local art scene during the 1930s and 1940s. He died in 1982.

These four paintings of African antelope demonstrate a strong and careful interest in these beautiful animals whose huge eyes and lethal horns seem to transmit contradictory messages.


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4Pcs Portraits of African Antelopes EMERY GELLERT C1950

Estimate $300 - $500May 21, 2017
Freeville, NY, USA