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Description: Robert Jay Wolff
(Connecticut / Illinois, 1905-1977)
"Chicago Series No. 18", 1937
oil / mixed media on paper
Signed and dated lower right and verso.

Robert Jay Wolff became a painter of geometric abstraction, writer, d Robert Jay Wolff, (Connecticut / Illinois, 1905-1977) ""Chicago Series No. 18"" 1937, oil / mixed media on paper, signed lower right. Born in Chicago, Robert Jay Wolff became a painter of geometric abstraction, writer, designer, sculptor, and teacher. He lived in Paris, France, from 1926 to 1931; Chicago from 1931 to 1945; and New Preston, Connecticut, working in New York City from 1945.
After teaching at the Chicago Bauhaus, he organized the first Bauhaus-based arts program in a liberal arts college in America at Brooklyn College.
He studied at Yale University and briefly in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. He was a member of the American Abstract Artists and wrote and lectured extensively on the subject.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art.
13 3/4"H x 14 1/4"W (paper).

  • Dimensions: 13 3/4"H x 14 1/4"W (paper).
  • Artist Name: Robert Jay Wolff
  • Medium: oil / mixed media on paper

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