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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)

Self Portrait

Details
Walt Kuhn (1877-1949)
Self Portrait
dated '1942' (center right)
oil on canvas
19 ½ x 14 in. (49.5 x 35.6 cm.)
Painted in 1942.
Provenance
The artist.
Vera Kuhn, wife of the above.
Brenda Kuhn, daughter of the above.
Midtown Payson Galleries, Inc., New York.
John Payson, Hobe Sound, Florida.
Barridoff Galleries, Portland, Maine, 31 July 2002, lot 155, sold by the above.
Acquired by the late owner from the above.
Literature
F. Johnson, "Walt Kuhn: American Master," American Artist, December 1967, p. 51, illustrated.
P.R. Adams, Walt Kuhn, Painter: His Life and Work, Columbus, Ohio, 1978, pp. 204, 270, no. 431.
Exhibited
Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum, Walt Kuhn (1877-1949): A Memorial Exhibition, October 1960.
Tuscon, Arizona, University of Arizona Art Gallery, Painter of Vision: A Retrospective Exhibition of Oils, Watercolors and Drawings by Walt Kuhn, February 6-March 31, 1966, p. 12, no. 92, illustrated.
New York, American Federation of Arts, American Masters-Art Students League, October 1967-October 1968, no. 28.
Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum of American Art; Omaha, Nebraska, Joslyn Art Museum; Wichita, Kansas, Wichita Art Museum; Colorado Springs, Colorado, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Walt Kuhn: A Classic Revival, August 6, 1978-April 15, 1979, no. 48.
New York, Midtown Payson Galleries Inc., I, Myself, and Me: 20th Century and Contemporary Self Portraits, January 9-February 1, 1992.
Ogunquit, Maine, Museum of Art of Ogunquit, Walt Kuhn: American Master, July 1-September 15, 1992.
New York, Midtown Payson Galleries, Inc., Walt Kuhn: People and Performers, November 18-December 30, 1992.
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