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Lot 794: Paul Albert Plaschke (American/Kentucky

Est: $3,000 USD - $5,000 USDSold:
Neal Auction CompanyOctober 02, 2004New Orleans, LA, US

Item Overview


Paul Albert Plaschke (American/Kentucky, 1880-1954), "Spring Morning, Mobile Bay", oil on canvas, signed and dated "26" lower left, title label en verso, 16 in. x 20 in., in a period frame.

Artist or Maker


Kentucky artist Paul Plaschke became widely known first as a cartoonist and later as a regional American impressionist painter. Plaschke's political cartoons were published regularly in the Evening Post, Louisville Times, Life, Puck and Chicago Herald American. In 1905, his interest turned to painting landscapes. In this beautifully rendered painting "Spring Morning, Mobile Bay," Plaschke painted the lush Alabama countryside. Plaschke was a founder of both the Louisville Art Academy and the Speed Art Museum.

Auction Details

The Louisiana Purchase Auction: Day 2

Neal Auction Company
October 02, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

4038 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA, 70115, US