DescriptionFRANCIS VANDEVEER KUGHLER (American 1901- 1970)
Ghost Harbor (New York)
Oil on board
18in. x 24in.
Signed upper left: Francis Kughler
Inscribed on verso: Ghost Harbor
A noted writer, teacher, lecturer, and lithographer, Francis Kughler is best known for his cityscape paintings of New York. A native of New York City, Kughler began his art studies at the National Academy of Design. He exhibited paintings at the National Academy in addition to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Salmagundi Club, and the Chappelier Gallery in New York, where he had a solo exhibition in 1954. Throughout his career he won several honors, including the Tiffany Fellowship 1925, and the Salmagundi Club prize in 1944. Kughler's paintings are housed in the Hudson River Museum, University of North Carolina, Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway; and the Doctors Memorial School of Medicine, Chapel Hill. From 1950 to 1953, Kughler was president of the Art Fellowship, NYC and was a member and president of the Salmagundi Club from 1963 to 1965.
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