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JOSEPH SIGALL 1914 CHARCOAL PORTRAIT in Lingwood

£350

HAD THIS SINCE THE 70's, NOW ITS TIME TO LET IT GO
Research shows that Mr Sigall Was at Munich in 1914, where he was studying
so this was done at that time
it is signed by the artist, and dated 1914

not sure if its the original frame, but was on it when we were given it as a gift
and that was 1974

no postage on this, collection only

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Josef Sigall
Born: 1891 - Brody, Poland
Died: 1953 - La Jolla, California
Known for: Portrait painting
Name variants: Joseph Di Sigall

Josef Di Sigall was born in Brody, Poland on May 18, 1891. Sigall was educated in Vienna and was a gold medalist at the Royal Art Academy during 1909-15. In Europe he painted nearly all contemporary monarchs including King George VI. He came to the U.S. in 1922 and painted portraits of Presidents Coolidge, Hoover, Roosevelt, their families and cabinets. He moved to Los Angeles in 1926 via Argentina. By the 1930s he had moved north to Saratoga where he owned a 70-acre estate. He later returned to Los Angeles and made trips to the Mojave Desert to paint Indian scenes. While on his way to paint the portrait of Harry Truman, he was in an auto accident in Oklahoma. During his long recovery he bought a home there.

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martie
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