Mexico Sketches Made on the Spot - 20 signed prints

By: Dr. Friedrich [Fritz] Kocher

Price: $500.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


20 b/w printed plates, 8-1/2x11, each pencil signed by the artist. Limited to 25 sets in decorated portfolio. Dr. Friedrich “Fritz” Kocher (1904 - 1973), was a German born painter who relocated to Los Angeles in 1929. He received a number of awards both in his native Germany and from California arts groups. Group exhibitions included the California Arts Club [1935-1937); Society for Sanity in Art; California Palace of the Legion of Honor [San Francisco, 1945]; Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles [1947, 1954]. Early European exhibitions were held in Dresden - 1925, Karlsruhe - 1928, and Freiburg - 1929. He was a fellow of The American Artists of the West and life member of the American Institute of Fine Arts. He generally painted in oil; his subjects included architecture/buildings; coastal view/shoreline; landscape and marine. Sources: Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes; Davenport; Wikipedia. CONDITION: The prints are fine; the portfolio nearly so with a few small smudges. Laid in is a letter of presentation from Kocher’s widow to Alfred Stendahl of the Stendahl Galleries in Los Angeles. Until its recent closure, the Stendahl Gallery was one of America's oldest continuously operating private art galleries and a major provider of avant-garde works to major institutions throughout the world.

Title: Mexico Sketches Made on the Spot - 20 signed prints

Author Name: Dr. Friedrich [Fritz] Kocher

Categories: Mexico, Central & South America, Original Art, Lithographs & Prints,

Edition: Ltd ed. of 25 sets

Publisher: . Los Angeles: self-published: 1970

Book Condition: Fine

Inscription: Each plate signed by the artist

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: k19016c

Keywords: Mexico, Mazatlan, Guadalajara, sketches, prints