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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.020
Title The Welder
Artist Wehr, Paul A.
Object Name painting
Date 1942
Description Realistic depiction of a welder.
THE WELDER
Hoosier Salon 1943 $100.00
Paul A. Wehr
(1914-1974)
No. 17
Tempera
Native Hoosier born in Mount Vernon ... graduate of John Herron Art Institute, where he served as an instructor. Advertising Art with the Stevens Gross Studios in Chicago ... produced scores of paintings for the advertising of Coca-Cola, Swift, Libby, Studebaker, Braniff Air Lines, Standard oil and many more ... his magazine cover Illustrations appeared on Coronet, Country Gentleman and Sports field ...exhibited at the American Water Color Society, Philadelphia Water Color Society, Pennsylvania Academy, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago Artists Guild, Indiana Artists Club Exhibition, Hoosier Salon and the Art Directors Exhibitions In Chicago and New York.
Provenance Purchased in 1943.
Medium tempera
Dimensions H-14.5 W-16.75 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-10