Knoke Fine Arts

 

Knoke Fine Arts

25 Alexander Street
Marietta, GA 30060

Office Phone: 770.514.1766
Office Fax: 770.514.1683

Dave Knoke,
President

Debbie Charter,
Gallery Director

Office Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 11am-5pm
Also by Appointment

Consultants, Appraisers and Conservators of 19th and early 20th Century American Fine Art

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Picture   Title: “The Neel Residence”
Artist First Name: Wilbur
Artist Last Name: Kurtz
Artist's Dates: 1882-1967
Materials: gouache on artist board, original labels and historical description verso. The painting is in excellent condition.
Markings: signed and dated 1935 lower right and verso
Size: 11” x 17”
Price: contact gallery
Comments: Original labels and historical description verso. The painting is in excellent condition. Wilbur Kurtz was a Georgia artist, historian, illustrator and writer born in Oakland, IL. He became a foremost authority on Old South Atlanta. He studied at DePauw University, Art Institute of Chicago, and with George Wilmer Browne. He lived in Atlanta, Georgia where he contributed articles and illustrations to Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta Journal. He founded the Pen and Brush Club of Atlanta. Kurtz was an honorary member of Atlanta Historical Society; and a member of the Atlanta Symposium, the Atlanta Civil War Round Table and Atlanta Artists Association. His work is at Georgia’s Executive Center; the Woodrow Wilson Shrine at Staunton, VA; five murals in the National Bank of Abbeville, SC; a large proscenium arch decoration-in collaboration with Don Dubois-for the Macon, GA City Auditorium, six large murals for the Georgia exhibit at A Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, a series of paintings of buildings which housed the Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta; the Coca-Cola Bottling Companies in Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA; Atlanta Women’s Club, Clark Howell School; Federal Reserve Bank; Atlanta Historical Society; Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; governors Mansion(mural), First Federal Savings and Loan, Piedmont Driving Club, advisor for the restoration of the Cyclorama, the Battle of Atlanta, at Grant Park. He was the technical adviser and historian for “Gone with the Wind” (1939); “Song of the South” (1946); and “The Great Locomotive Chase” (1957).

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