Hollyhocks and Bee, Artist’s Yard, Berlin Heights, Ohio / 1931

Keller, Henry
Early 20th Century


Sepia ink on deep ivory paper

Pencil signed

Image: 3 ⅛” x 5 ¼”

Sheet: 7 ¾” x 10 ½”

Condition: very good / No tears, deep creases, or discoloration / Very faint handling creases near bottom of sheet


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Henry George Keller (American, 1869–1949) was born at sea off Nova Scotia to German parents. He studied art at the Cleveland School of Design for Women (later named the Cleveland Institute of Art), The Cincinnati Fine Arts Academy, and the Art Student’s League in New York. He also studied animal painting at the Karlsruhe Art Academy in Germany. During these years of training, he also designed circus posters for the W.J. Morgan Lithograph Company in Cleveland. Beyond his career in painting, drawing and printmaking, Keller was an influential teacher.

His graphic work is held in collections including:

  • Akron Art Museum
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • San Diego Museum of Art
  • Yale University Art Gallery

Other media in:

  • Chicago Art Institute
  • Harvard Art Museums
  • Metropolitan Museum, New York

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