Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Art for Artist's Sake
  • Georges Schreiber
    1904–1977
    born: Brussels, Belgium ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Art for Artist's Sake, 1944
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 53.3 x 73.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21 x 29 in
    Frame Dimensions: 29 x 36 3/4 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 12 lbs
  • Gift of Mrs. Louis Sosland
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0088
Description
Literature

Artists and many people posing for the artists. There are blank canvases in frames. The group is huddled closely together. (From left to right, artists identified as Grant Wood, Reginald Marsh, Erneste Frene, Tom Benton, Moses and Raphael Soyer, Philip Evergood, Kuniyoshi, William Gropper, Adolph Dehn, Arnold Blanch)