DescriptionCARL ROBERT HOLTY (American, 1900-1973)
Oil on fiberboard
Signed lower left: Holty
9-3/4 x 8-1/2 inches (24.8 x 21.6 cm)
Abstract artist known for his pure, highly-colorful geometric forms. He began studying at the Art Institute of Chicago and the National Academy of Design in New York. He then went to Munich to study at the Hans Hofmann school. Upon his return to the United States, he helped establish the American Abstract Artists group in New York. His work can be found in the collections of the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, The Guggenheim, New York, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Some craquelure throughout. Minor losses along the bottom edge.
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