William Keller [RA 1952-1953]


William Keller (1893-1953)
[RA 1952-1953]
Dutch-American illustrator ;
Wm. Keller ; Bill Keller ; W. Keller ;
[Born July 4, 1893 in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands – died September 10, 1953 in Rutherford, NJ]


SAL record control number: 149692 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;


William Keller (1893-1953) [RA 1952-1953] biography:

Birth: July 4, 1893 in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands ;
Death: September 10, 1953 in Rutherford?, NJ? ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Cancer ;

Known for: Landscape painting and illustration ; figure illustration ; portrait painting ;

Areas: New York ; New Jersey ; Amsterdam, Netherlands ;
Region: New England ; Europe ;
Lived: 147 Perrepont Avenue, Rutherford, NJ ; 55 – 12th Avenue, Newark, NJ (studio) ;
Spouse: Barbara Keller ;

Training: Academy Amsterdam (aka: Amsterdam Academy), Amsterdam, Netherlands ; School of Industrial Arts, Amsterdam, Netherlands [aka: Amsterdam University of the Arts ; Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten] ;
Work: Display advertising ; advertising layout ; advertising sketches and illustrations, Keller Advertising Corp, Newark, NJ ;


Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NJ, [RA 1952-1953] ; Art Centre of the Oranges, East Orange, NJ ; Newark Art Club, Newark, NJ ; American Artist Professional League, New York, NY ; Rutherford Art Association, Rutherford, NJ ;
Exhibited with: Newark Art Club, Newark, NJ ; Art Center of the Oranges, Orange, NJ ; Suburban Galleries, [location unknown] ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, Exhibition of thumb-box sketches (1952), Exhibition and Auction Sale of Paintings and Prints (1953), Annual Exhibition of Water Color and Sculpture (1953), Summer Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Water Colors and Prints (1953), Exhibition of Drawings and Prints (1953), Exhibition of Thumb-box Sketches (1953) ;




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