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Painter, Illustrator, Wall painter, b. 1882 - d. 1967

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    • Wilbur G. Kurtz Gouache Man With Fish
      Feb. 22, 2024

      Wilbur G. Kurtz Gouache Man With Fish

      Est: $300 - $500

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American, 1882-1967). Gouache on paper, man and woman with fish. Signed and dated Wilbur G. Kurtz May 25, 1914 along bottom edge, with inscription "To [illegible] L. Snodgrass. 6" x 4 5/8" (with frame 12 1/8" x 10 1/4"). Provenance: From the Estate of Angela Gross Folk.

      Willow Auction House
    • WILBUR KURTZ 'THE NEEL RESIDENCE' 1935 MM/B
      Jan. 11, 2024

      WILBUR KURTZ 'THE NEEL RESIDENCE' 1935 MM/B

      Est: $500 - $700

      Wilbur Kurtz (American 1882-1967), 'The Neel Residence', mixed media on artist's board, 1935, depicting a two story home and yard, signed and dated to lower right, in a gilt frame, having a Knoke Fine Arts label affixed en verso, as well as inscriptions affixed en verso. Approximate dimensions: sight h. 10.875", w. 16.875"; frame h. 14.75", w. 20.75", d. 1.5" (to hardware)

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • WILBUR KURTZ 'FOREST HOME,' 1932, MM/B
      Jan. 11, 2024

      WILBUR KURTZ 'FOREST HOME,' 1932, MM/B

      Est: $500 - $700

      Wilbur Kurtz (American 1882-1967), 'Forest Home', mixed media on artist's board, 1932, depicting a two story home and yard, signed and dated to lower right, in a gilt frame, having a Knoke Fine Arts label affixed en verso. Approximate dimensions: sight h. 10.75", w. 16.75"; frame h. 14.75", w. 20.75", d. 1.5" (to hardware)

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • Wilbur Kurtz Atlanta Georgia Gone With the Wind Artist Southern Cabin Watercolor Landscape Painting Disney Advisor
      Jun. 10, 2023

      Wilbur Kurtz Atlanta Georgia Gone With the Wind Artist Southern Cabin Watercolor Landscape Painting Disney Advisor

      Est: $250 - $2,500

      Described By: Michelle CNX VX 33B Title: Wilbur Kurtz Atlanta Georgia Gone With the Wind Artist Southern Cabin Watercolor Landscape Painting Disney Advisor Description: Wilbur Kurtz Atlanta Georgia Gone With the Wind Artist Southern Cabin Watercolor Landscape Painting Disney Advisor Provenance: Estate of a prominent Atlanta educated physician who owned their own Georgia hospital, name with withheld by the Southern heirs. Signature: Signed lower right and dated 1940 Condition: Displays toning, some toning and foxing on mat, frame displays some wear, not examined out of frame Visible Site Line: 9.5 X 14.25 inches Frame size: 17.25 X 20.5 inches Estimated Weight & Size of package: 24x18x5, 21 lbs, this weight is dimensional Other Shipping Info: Zip Code 33701 CALCULATE SHIPPING COSTS HERE F.A.Q.s: Commonly Asked Questions

      Hess Fine Art
    • W. G. KURTZ, FIRST FULTON COUNTY JAIL, ETCHING
      Apr. 20, 2023

      W. G. KURTZ, FIRST FULTON COUNTY JAIL, ETCHING

      Est: $300 - $500

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American 1882-1967), untitled, 1932, etching, historical recreation illustration depicting the first city of Atlanta, Fulton county, Georgia jail in 1855, signed and dated in plate to lower right, framed. Note: Kurtz served as a technical advisor for the 1939 film "Gone With The Wind". Approximate dimensions: Sight h. 11. 5”, w. 24. 5”; Overall h. 24. 5”, w. 34. 5”, d. 1. 25

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • W. KURTZ, "THE GENERAL AT BIG SHANTY", WATERCOLOR
      Feb. 24, 2023

      W. KURTZ, "THE GENERAL AT BIG SHANTY", WATERCOLOR

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American 1882-1967), "The General At Big Shanty", 1963, watercolor, American Civil War Confederate railroad scene depicting The General at the Lacy Hotel, April 12, 1862, before the Andrews Raiders seized the train giving way to The Great Locomotive Chase, signed and dated lower left, framed. Note: Kurtz served as a technical advisor for the 1939 film "Gone With The Wind". The artist copied this piece from his original 1933 composition. Approx. sight h. 15", d. 26"; Overall h. 25.5", w. 36", d. 1.25".

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • WILBUR G. KURTZ WATERCOLOR "BOY WITH RED APPLE"
      Jun. 10, 2022

      WILBUR G. KURTZ WATERCOLOR "BOY WITH RED APPLE"

      Est: $300 - $500

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American 1882-1967), 1918, "Boy with Red Apple" executed in watercolor and gouache on paper, depicting a dapper young man in a blue suit and polkadot tie sitting on a stool and holding a red apple, signed K in pencil at lower right and dated Feb 19, 1918. From the private collection of the niece of Wilbur G. Kurtz, thence by descent. Sight approx: h. 10", w. 7.5". Overall: h. 14.5", w. 12.5", d. 1".

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • WILBUR G. KURTZ WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN
      Jun. 10, 2022

      WILBUR G. KURTZ WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN

      Est: $200 - $300

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American 1882-1967), 1917, "Portrait of a Woman," executed in watercolor and gouache on paper, depicting a quarter length portrait of an African American woman wearing a red kerchief, signed K, and inscribed "July 18th, 1917, 614 Highland Ave. Atlanta." (This was just after the Great Fire of 1917). From the private collection of the niece of Wilbur G. Kurtz, thence by descent. Sight approx: h. 5.5", w. 7.5". Overall: h. 7.5", w. 9.5", d. 1.5".

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • WILBUR KURTZ, ATLANTA ARTIST, GEORGIA COTTON GIN
      Jan. 16, 2021

      WILBUR KURTZ, ATLANTA ARTIST, GEORGIA COTTON GIN

      Est: $3,000 - $5,000

      Wilbur Kurtz (American/Georgia, "Georgia Cotton Press and Water Power Gin" -1931, oil on board. Signed and dated lower right, signed and titled verso, framed. Approx. 30.25" x 38.25" (frame), 23.5" x 31.5" (sight)

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • WILBUR KURTZ (1882-1967) “PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH GIRL” WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE ON PAPER 11” X 8”
      Oct. 20, 2019

      WILBUR KURTZ (1882-1967) “PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH GIRL” WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE ON PAPER 11” X 8”

      Est: $2,500 - $3,500

      Wilbur Kurtz (1882-1967) (American) “Pennsylvania Dutch Girl” watercolor and gouache on paper 11” x 8” signed and dated 1916 lower right excellent condition Wilbur Kurtz was a Georgia artist, historian, illustrator and writer born in Oakland, IL. He became a foremost authority on Old South Atlanta. He studied at DePauw University, Art Institute of Chicago, and with George Wilmer Browne. He lived in Atlanta, Georgia where he contributed articles and illustrations to Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta Journal. He founded the Pen and Brush Club of Atlanta and cofounder of the Atlanta Civil War Round Table. Kurtz was an honorary member of Atlanta Historical Society, a member of the Atlanta Symposium, and Atlanta Artists Association. His work is at Georgia’s Executive Center; the Woodrow Wilson Shrine at Staunton, VA; five murals in the National Bank of Abbeville, SC; a large proscenium arch decoration-in collaboration with Don Dubois-for the Macon, GA City Auditorium; six large murals for the Georgia exhibit at A Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago; a series of paintings of buildings which housed the Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta; the Coca-Cola Bottling Companies in Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA; Atlanta Women’s Club, Clark Howell School; Federal Reserve Bank; Atlanta Historical Society; Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; governors Mansion(mural), First Federal Savings and Loan, Piedmont Driving Club, advisor for the restoration of the Cyclorama, the Battle of Atlanta, at Grant Park. He was the artistic adviser and historian for “Gone with the Wind” (1939), hand selected by Margaret Mitchell; “Song of the South” (1946); and “The Great Locomotive Chase” (1957). After his first wife, Annie Laurie's death, Kurtz married Annie Rachel Pye (1895-1985) of Woodland, Georgia, in 1949.

      Eden Fine Antiques Galleries LLC
    • WILBUR KURTZ (American 1882-1967) A PAINTING, "Houston Coca Cola Bottling Co.," 1950,
      Sep. 21, 2019

      WILBUR KURTZ (American 1882-1967) A PAINTING, "Houston Coca Cola Bottling Co.," 1950,

      Est: $1,000 - $1,500

      WILBUR KURTZ (American 1882-1967) A PAINTING, "Houston Coca Cola Bottling Co.," 1950, oil on canvas, signed and dated L/R. 24" x 40 1/4" Note: Wilber G. Kurtz was a historian and artist whose knowledge of the Old South led Margaret Mitchell to personally select him as artistic director and illustrator for the 1939 film adaptation of "Gone with the Wind." His 1950 commissioned painting of the new Coca Cola Bottling Co. plant at 2800 Bissonnet Street in Houston has been a central landmark of mid-century industrial design since it was built in what was then the outskirts of Houston.

      Simpson Galleries, LLC
    • Wilbur Kurtz, Stone Mountain GA, 1912 Signed W/C
      Jan. 06, 2018

      Wilbur Kurtz, Stone Mountain GA, 1912 Signed W/C

      Est: $800 - $1,200

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American, 1882-1967) "Stone Mountain, GA" - 1912 Watercolor and gouache on paper Signed, dated and titled Approximately 16.5'' x 18.25'' (framed). 9.5'' x 11.5'' (sight). Provenance: From the Estate of Irene Gerson of Atlanta, Georgia.

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • Wilbur Kurtz "White Hall 1840"-1940, Oil
      Mar. 26, 2017

      Wilbur Kurtz "White Hall 1840"-1940, Oil

      Est: $2,000 - $4,000

      Wilbur Kurtz (American (active Georgia and Illinois), 1882-1967), "White Hall 1840"-1940, oil on canvas, signed, dated and titled to lower right "Wilbur G. Kurtz 1940 White Hall 1840". Figural genre scene painting depicting the famed White Hall Inn & Tavern in Antebellum Atlanta. Framed approximately 25.25" x 30.5". Unframed approximately 22" x 27". Note: White Hall Inn & Tavern was a stagecoach shop, post office, tavern and an election precinct, located in the West End where the West End MARTA Station is today). Provenance: From the Estate of Liz Howell Bloodworth, Atlanta, Georgia.

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • Wilbur G. Kurtz Watercolor of Allatoona, Civil War
      Aug. 10, 2014

      Wilbur G. Kurtz Watercolor of Allatoona, Civil War

      Est: $300 - $500

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American/Georgia, 1882-1967), "Allatoona, October 5, 1864"-1966, watercolor on paper. Signed and dated lower right. Historical themed painting depicting a large group of soldiers boarding a train. Verso of work with typed note that reads "When General Corse at Rome, Ga., got the word the night of the 4th, that a contingent of Hood's Army was moving northward from Big Shanty to attack the Federal garrison at Allatoona, he dispatched a train-load of troops to reinforce it. The train returned to Rome for a furether addition to the garrison, which arrive above 8 A.M. of the 5th. Following then the arrival fo Gen. French's division of Gen. Stewarts Corp., which was deployed largely on the reidge to the left, or west of the rock cut. All his attempts to carry the Federal fortifications were failing. French withdrew his forces when he got word that Sherman had sent reinforcements to the aid of Corse's troops. Each side of the ridge, the rock cut between, was heavily fortified by earthworks and manned by the defending forces. Communication between the two was maintained by a bridge over the railroad in the rock cut." Framed 25.75" x 36.5". Provenance: From a Private Collection in Atlanta, Georgia.

      Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
    • Wilbur G. Kurtz (American
      Jul. 14, 2013

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American

      Est: $500 - $800

      Wilbur G. Kurtz (American/Georgia, 1882-1967), "Dogwood Time, Druid Hills, Atlanta", 1933, gouache on artist board, signed and dated lower right, titled lower left, sight 11 in. x 15 in., framed.

      Neal Auction Company
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