Lot 217

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William (Bill) Roth Kohn
American (St. Louis), 1931-2004
Jaisalmer - Maharaja's Palace
Watercolor on paper
Signed lower left, titled, and dated January 18th, 1998 to verso. Bird's eye view over the Jaisalmer Fort in India, the architecture shadowed in rich, purple tones. Mounted behind glass, wooden frame with Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis label to verso.

Provenance: Purchased by Kenneth and Phyllis Langsdorf in 2000 through the Elliot Smit Contemporary Art Gallery in St. Louis, MO.

William Kohn studied at Washington University in St. Louis, where he received a BFA in 1953. Subsequently, he studied in Paris with Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17. In 1960, he completed his MA at Mills College in Oakland, California. He began teaching art at Washington University in St. Louis in 1963. Kohn, now a Professor Emeritus, held this position for 33 years, until his retirement in 1996. His work is held in numerous collections including the Springfield Art Museum in Missouri and the St. Louis Art Museum. Kohn's long list of awards includes a 1965 Fulbright Hays Grant to India. Source: Kemper art museum

  • Sheet: 9 1/2 x 10 in. (24.13 x 25.40 cm.), frame: 16 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. (41.28 x 43.82 cm.)
  • Artist Name:
  • William (Bill) Roth Kohn
  • Medium:
  • Watercolor on paper

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