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Description: Michiel Gloeckner
(New York / Connecticut / Germany, 1915-1989)
untitled
gouache on paper
signed with initials lower right.

Michiel Theobald Gloeckner was born in Dresden, Germany in 1915. The son of a well known art collector, he graduated from University of Dresden with a degree in mathematics and art history. He studied painting with Otto Dix and Paul Klee at the Royal Academy of Art in Dresden. His early works are abstract, heavy in texture. His later works are a highly refined, balanced abstract, geometric style derived from natural forms. His early paintings are signed Theobald, later works have the monogram MTG or MG stacked vertically.
Mr. Gloeckner moved to the US after the Second World War, settling in Cornwall, CT and New York. His work can be found in collections of The Munich Museum of Modern Art, The Allentown Art Museum, and The Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm. He exhibited at various museums and galleries including The Wadsworth Atheneum in 1960, The Baltimore Museum of Fine Arts, The Munich Museum of Modern Art, and The United Nations, Geneva, as well as World House Galleries, NY Galerie 5, Paris and Galarie, Munich.

Submitted by Randy Borovsky (Feb 2008)
8 1/2"H x 18 1/4"W (plate), 16 1/4"H x 25 3/4"W (frame)

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