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Walt Francis Kuhn (New York, California, 1877-1949) "Study for Clowns". Signed lower right. Title and dated verso. Oil on Board. Sight Size: 6.75 x 9 in. Provenance: Private Florida Collection. Framed behind glass. Walt Kuhn is perhaps best known for his circus figure-clown depictions. He studied at the Royal Academy in Munich from 1901 to 1903, and returned to New York where he worked as a cartoonist and magazine illustrator. He was associated with "The Eight", New York modernist painters, and with Arthur B. Davies, was a the key figure in forming the American Association of painters and Sculptors that organized the Armory Show of 1913 that introduced modernist European art to America. Kuhn's work is in many private and public collections, including the Dublin Museum in Ireland; the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Addison Gallery of American Art; the San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts; the Art Institute of Chicago; and the art museums of Denver, Columbus, Los Angeles, Wichita, and Detroit. J 1467

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Walt Francis Kuhn (American, 1877-1949)

Estimate $4,000 - $8,000Dec 9, 2018