Prize Bass, c. 1950
Artist: Herman Menzel
Oil on canvas, 21 3/4 x 27 5/8 inches
Initialed, lower left
A Chicago Modernist, who exhibited at Century Progress in 1933, New York World’s Fair in 1939, Pennsylvania Academy, Carnegie Institute and Brooklyn Museum. Menzel and Archibald Motley were the only one-man shows given by the Chicago Historical Society in 1990s.
*Aaron Galleries is the exclusive representative of the Herman Menzel Estate.