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Albert, Karl PDF Print E-mail

ALBERT, Karl (1911- ) Painter, teacher. Born in Halstead, KS in 1911. Albert grew up in Wyoming. He began painting about 1930 while working as a postmaster in Oro Grande, a small town in the Mojave desert.

Karl Albert, <i>San Simeon Surf</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,313 on 2/19/08
San Simeon Surf by Karl Albert (1911 - )
12" x 24", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $2,000 - $3,000
Sale Price: $4,313 on 02/19/2008
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

He first studied art with Edgar Payne and Sam Hyde Harris followed by study at the Art Center School in Los Angeles.

After a year in Cuernavaca, Mexico in the mid-1940’s, he settled in Los Angeles.

Before 1960 he painted Impressionist canvases en plein air; but since that time he has confined his painting to his studio producing works in a much tighter style. His subjects include desert landscapes and scenes of the foothills near Pasadena. He is currently living in Santa Fe, NM.

Member: Grand Central Gallery, NYC; Laguna Beach AA; San Gabriel Artists Guild. Exhibited: San Gabriel, 1937 (first solo). Correspondence with the artist; Antiques & Fine Arts magazine, Feb. 1989.

 

 

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