|Balthasar Kundert |
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"Glory of Spring"
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 inches
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Balthasar Kundert was born in Linthal, Switzerland on November 3, 1892. Kundert worked as a waiter in Paris and clerked in a department store in Lima, Peru. During the 1930s, wanderlust brought him to San Francisco where he began studying art. He then moved to Los Angeles and continued as a pupil of Nicolai Fechin, who became his mentor and close friend. Kundert died in Lubbock, Texas in August 1985.
Member: Los Angeles Art Association; Painters & Sculptors Club of Los Angeles.
Exhibited: Webb Gallery, Los Angeles, 1940.
Hughes, Edan M. Artists In California 1786-1940. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Sacramento: Crocker, Art Museum, 2002. N. pag. 2 vols. Print.