(Joseph) Alexander Abels (1910-1982)

 

(Joseph) Alexander Abels (1910-1982)
American classical artist, teacher and art materials / technique professional ;
Alexander Abels ; J. Alexander Abels ; J.A. Abels ; J. A. Abels ; Joseph A. Abels ;
[Born February 26, 1910 in Brooklyn, NY – died August 12, 1982 in Valley Stream, NY]

 

FAD record control number: 42049 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

(Joseph) Alexander Abels (1910-1982) biography:

Birth: February 26, 1910 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Death: August 12, 1982 in Valley Stream, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac: Pisces ;

Known for: Art materials knowledge ;
Medium: Oil ; tempera ;
Technique: Painting ; Fresco ;
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Areas: Brooklyn, NY (1910-ca.1920s) ; Queens, NY (by 1925- ) ; Brookline, MA (1930s-1940s) ; Munich, Germany ; Brooklyn Heights, NY, studio (1941) ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: Brooklyn, NY (1910-ca.1920s) ; Queens, NY (by 1925-ca.1940s) ;
Father: Ferdinand Frederick Abels (1869-1932) ;
Mother: Anna Catherine (Kemmer) Abels (1874-1964) ;
Relatives: Otillia Abels (1911-2011), sister ; Frederick Leonard Abels(1913-1997), brother ; Theresa Mary Abels (1914-2010), sister ; Ethel Mary Abels (1916-2011), sister ;
Spouse: Catherine (Goodrich) Abels (1912-1997), wife, married ca.1943 ;
Children: Eugene J. Abels (1944-2016), son ;

Training: New York public school PS 108, New York, NY (1911) ; Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany (ca.1935-1941), painting technique and materials ;
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Work: Painting : materials and methods (December, 1968) book by Abels and Allen Koss ; Correspondence with the Section of the Fine Arts, Treasury Department, US Government, Washington, DC, held by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian (1937) ;

Taught: Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY, painting (1930-1935), painting technique and materials (1935-ca.1941) ; Metropolitan Museum of Art school, New York, NY (after ca.1941) ; Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach, NJ (1950-1951) ; Stella Elkins Tyler School of Fine Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Head of painting department (ca.1941-1954), professor emeritus ; Elijah Silverman (1910-1994) ;
Students: Philip Henry Howard Surrey (1910-1990), Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY (1936-1937) ; Kyra Markham (1891-1967) ; John Carter Shryock (1914-2007) ; Germain Green Glidden (1913-1999) ; Lamar Baker (1908-1994) ; Elsie Manville (1922- ) ; Gabriele Humbert (1898-1980) ; Ron Schwartz (1948-2016) ;

Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1958-?) ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.42049

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

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Record birth date:
October 23, 2018

Last updated: January 29, 2019 at 18:55 pm

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