SIGNED BY SCHRÄG AND DATED 1971. PROVENANCE: PRIVATE COLLECTION, BEVERLY HILLS CALIFORNIA. DIMENSIONS: 36"H x 50"W.Karl Schrag (1912 - 1995) was active/lived in New York, Maine. Karl Schrag is known for Modernist-leaning landscape-figure-genre, engraver. Born: 1912 - Karlsruhe, Germany. His father was German and his mother American. Graduated from Humanistisches Gymnasium in 1930, and immediately began to study art, first in Geneva (his family moved to Zurich in 1931) and then in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, at the Atelier of Lucien Simon with Roger Bissiere at the Academie Ranson, and at Lan Grande Chaumiere. In 1938 he came to the U. Studied at the Art Students League with Sternberg, and at Atelier 17 with Stanley William Hayter. Schrag is an American citizen and lives and works in New York and in Maine. Galeries Arensberg, Brussels 1938; Smithsonian Institution 1945; University of Alabama 1949; Philadelphia Art Alliance 1953; University of Maine 1953, 1958; State University of New York, Oneonta 1953, 1959; Gesellschaft der Freunde Junger Kunst in Baden-Baden 1958, 1961; Staatliche Kunsthalle in Karlsruhe 1958; Storm King Art Center 1967; Kraushaar Galleries 1947,1950, 1952, 1956, 1959, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968. Schrag was one of 12 artists chosen for a retrospective exhibition of paintings and prints organized by the American Federation of Arts. The artist was a member of the jury for the National Fulbright Awards.
He was featured with four artists in the film Printmakers U. Aachenbach Collection California Palace of the Legion of Honor; University of Alabama; Atlanta University; Bethlehem City Center; Biblioteque Nationale; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Bradley University; Brandeis University; Brooklyn Museum; Art Institute of Chicago; Cleveland Museum; Dartmouth College; Detroit Institute of Arts; Joslyn Art Museum; Lehigh University; Library of Congress; University of Illinois;Los Angeles County Museum; University of Maine; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Munson-Williams Proctor Institute; Museum of Modern Art; National Gallery of Art; New York Public Library; Oakland Municipal Art Museum; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Rhode Island School of Design; Smithsonian Institution; Staatliche Kunsthalle; Syracuse University; Rockefeller University; State University of New York at Oswego; Wadsworth Atheneum; Whitney Museum of American Art; Yale University. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "vintagerotty" and is located in this country: US.
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