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    Bror Utter (American, 1913-1993)
    Portrait of Lady
    Oil on canvasboard
    16 x 11-7/8 inches (40.6 x 30.2 cm)
    Signed in figure's scarf: Bror Utter

    Bror Utter was a leading member of the Fort Worth Circle, a group of artists that also included Bill Bomar, Veronica Helfensteller, and Dickson and Flora Blanc Reeder. In the 1930s and 1940s, these friends and collaborators pushed each other to develop styles that included the influence of Surrealism, Modernism, and Regionalism. He studied with Sallie Gillespie and attended the Fort Worth School of Fine Arts while he worked in the lithograph store that his family owned. Later, he went to the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center on a scholarship. After returning to Fort Worth, he taught until 1951, when he was able to become a full-time artist.


    More information about Utter, Bror, also known as Utter, Bror, Bror Alexander Utter.



    Condition Report*: Frame wear with associated paint loss to the extreme edges of the work; faint craquelure to the figure's face, most noticeable in raking light.
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    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    26th Saturday
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