Inventory Number: 2008474-0000 Painting Subject: "Landscape" Artist: William John Krullaars Medium: Signed Oil on canvas Size: 18" x 20" Note: "Painted for his friend, Peter Klujian on September 25, 1928" (handwritten on back of canvas).
Biography of Artist:
William John Krullaars Dutch - Chicago Painter 1878 - 1945
Krullaars was born in Rotterdam, Holland on July 27, 1878. He studied at the Rottedam Academy of Art. Krullaars emigrated to Chicago in the late 1880's and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He painted watercolors and oils while working at an art store on Wabash Avenue. In the early 1920's lived in Santa Cruz, California. For many years, one of his paintings hung in the Hotel Casa Del Rey there. Krullaars exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Society of Artists. In died in Chicago on July 31, 1945.
Biography from the archives of Ask Art.
Frame Circa Date: 1898 Composition Ornamentation/Open Network Design Composite Gold Leaf/Brown Tone Frame Molding Width: 5" Frame Condition: Restored.