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Don Klopfer
Portrait of a Fauvist Nude Figurative




Brightly colored nude by California artist Don Klopfer (1920-2009). Signed and dated "Klopfer 93" upper left corner. Presented in a white slat frame. Canvas size: 40"H x 34"W. Richard "Don" Klopfer (1920-2009) attended the National Art School in Washington D.C. and the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California. Klopfer was a life-long, passionate visual artist who worked in a variety of mediums, including oil paints, wood and bronze. His gallery "The Flair" was on Pico Blvd West Los Angeles from 1954 to 1980 was a gathering place for artists, friends and collectors. He was recognized for the use of brilliant color in his paintings and for leaving drawings everywhere he went. Klopfer's painting "My Old House" is on permanent exhibition at San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA). He has also exhibited at The Los Angeles County Art Museum, Esther Robles Gallery, Third Street Gallery, Westwood Art Association, Barnsdale Park, and Robert Pyle Gallery. Selected Exhibitions: 1990 - Wild Horse Gallery - San Luis Obispo, CA 1991 - “South County Journey” - El Camino Arti Association Gallery - Pismo Beach, CA 1992 - “Two Generations of the New Fauves” - New Art Furnishings Gallery - Cambria, CA 1993 - New Art Furnishings Gallery - Cambria, CA 1994 - Linnea’s Café - San Luis Obispo, CA 1997 - “Dimensions” - University Union Galerie - San Luis Obispo, CA 2000, 2001 - Village Art - Arroyo Grande, CA 2003 - 50 Year Retrospective - San Luis Artist’s Gallery - San Luis Obispo, CA


  • Creator
    Don Klopfer (1920 - 2009, American)
  • Creation Year
  • Dimensions
    Height: 40.75 in. (103.51 cm)Width: 34.75 in. (88.27 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
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  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent painting condition. Minor wear to frame paint.
  • Gallery Location
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: DBH70041stDibs: LU5428585252

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