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Ellen Key Oberg
"Modern Female"

Circa 1960

$2,875

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Here for your consideration is a beautifully sculpted out of solid cherry wood abstract figure of a female woman by the well known American artist, Ellen Key-Oberg. Signed on the underside of the wooden base. In very good original condition. Circa 1960. It is very impressive with a overall height of 30 inches. Biography from the Archives of askART Ellen Key-Oberg (1905-1989) Ellen Burke Key-Oberg was born in Marion Alabama in 1905. She studied art in New York at Cooper Union Art School and with John Steuart Curry at the Art Students League. She was a member of: The Artists League of America; the League of Present Day Artists; New York Society of Ceramic Artists; New York Society of Women Artists and the Audubon Artists. Her sculpture exhibitions include: the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Artists for Victory," 1942; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 1942; Allied Artists of America, 1941; the National Academy of Design, 1943-46; Audubon Artists, 1943-46; Artists League of America, 1945; Riverside Museum, 1945-46; Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, 1946; Museum of Natural History (NY), 1946 with William Zorach; Studio Guild Traveling Exhibition, 1938-42, Washington D.C. (prize), Alabama, New York and Connecticut. She taught at the Chapin School and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Ellen Key-Oberg exhibited and sold with her contemporaries: Paul Manship, William Zorach, Alexander Archipenko, Jose de Creeft and Louise Nevelson. She is listed in art and sales references: Mantle Fieldings; Mallett; Who Was Who in American Art and Davenports. Ellen died in La Jolla, California in 1989. Information courtesy of Stevens Fine Art and Stewart Galleries, Palm Springs

Details

  • Creator
    Ellen Key Oberg
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1960
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm)Width: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Southampton, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1415727612

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