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Ernest Cabat (July 7, 1914 – November 9, 1994) was an American artist.

Cabat studied art formally in New York in the 1920 and early 1930s, before starting a decades-long career in advertising, ceramics and painting. He worked in Manhattan for a number of significant advertising firms and industrial design studios, before moving to Tucson, Arizona, in 1942. In Arizona, he and Norval Gill established the Cabat-Gill Advertising Agency.

The firm's work created and influenced the regional and charming mid-century brand of Arizona and the southwest. The firm developed and managed travel and marketing campaigns throughout Arizona and New Mexico. In addition to his professional design work, Cabat was a sculptor, ceramicist and painter who won numerous awards and whose work is housed in various museums and private collections throughout the United States.

Through his advertising firm he influenced the graphic aspects of southwestern advertising including TV, radio, newspaper, magazines and marketing ephemera. His ceramic works were characteristic of the post WW-II modern era utilizing shapes colors and forms that have become synonymous with the mid-century modern movement. Towards the end of his career Cabat wrote and illustrated numerous publications and books on southwestern themes.

Marriage: Cabat was married to Rose Cabat, a significant and influential mid-century ceramic artist.

Death: Ernest Cabat died at age 80 on November 9, 1994, in Tucson, Arizona.

He was survived by his wife, their three children, and extended family.

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      • Lot of six Mid Century ceramic reference books
        Mar. 10, 2024

        Lot of six Mid Century ceramic reference books

        Est: $100 - $200

        Lot of six Mid Century ceramic reference books: Rose & Erni Cabat: 1936-1986 Retrospective by Tucson Museum of Art  The Ceramic Work of Gertrud and Otto Natzler by M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum  Laura Andreson: A Retrospective in Clay by Mingei International Museum  The Nordic Modern Movement: Masterworks in Glass, Ceramics, Silver & Wood by Mark McDonald Gertrud And Otto Natzler: Collaboration/Solitude by American Craft Museum  Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000 by Jo Lauria

        Treadway Gallery
      • Rose and Erni Cabat, Collection of fourteen Feelies
        Apr. 13, 2023

        Rose and Erni Cabat, Collection of fourteen Feelies

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        Rose and Erni Cabat Collection of fourteen Feelies USA, 1970-85 glazed stoneware shortest: 2.25 h x 2 dia in (6 x 5 cm) tallest: 4.75 h x 4 dia in (12 x 10 cm) Incised signature to underside of each example 'Cabat' with incised numbers to most examples. Provenance: Private Collection, Virginia Beach Literature: Rose and Erni Cabat Retrospective 1936-1986, Quinn, ppg. 9, 12-13, 16-17 This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

        Rago Arts and Auction Center
      • Rose and Erni Cabat Group of 3 Signed Feelies
        Dec. 03, 2022

        Rose and Erni Cabat Group of 3 Signed Feelies

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Cabat, Rose and Erni (American, 20th century), Group of 3 Feelies, c.1970s or 1980s, glazed stoneware, each with incised signature to underside, tallest one is 3.75 inches. Also includes a copy of the 1986 Cabat Retrospective catalog signed in pencil by Rose and Erni. Provenance: purchased at The Clay Place, Pittsburgh.

        Concept Art Gallery
      • Rose and Erni Cabat Group of 3 Signed Feelies
        Dec. 03, 2022

        Rose and Erni Cabat Group of 3 Signed Feelies

        Est: $500 - $800

        Cabat, Rose and Erni (American, 20th century), Group of 3 Feelies, c.1970s or 1980s, glazed stoneware, each with incised signature to underside, tallest one is 3.25 inches. Provenance: purchased at The Clay Place, Pittsburgh.

        Concept Art Gallery
      • Erni Cabat, 20th Century Alt-Neu Synagogue, Prague, Czechoslovakia
        Jan. 19, 2011

        Erni Cabat, 20th Century Alt-Neu Synagogue, Prague, Czechoslovakia

        Est: -

        Alt-Neu Synagogue, Prague, Czechoslovakia signed, inscribed and numbered 21/150 in pencil to the margin lithograph 53 x 40.5cm (20 7/8 x 15 15/16in). with certificate of authenticity.

        Bonhams
      • Rose & Erni Cabat Feelies, collection of fifty
        Jun. 08, 2010

        Rose & Erni Cabat Feelies, collection of fifty

        Est: $25,000 - $30,000

        Rose & Erni Cabat Feelies, collection of fifty

        Wright
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