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GUSTAV LIKAN

BIOGRAPHY
Artist Art Brokerage: Gustav Likan Yugoslavian Artist: b. 1912-1998. Born in Yugoslavia in 1912, Gustav Likan early in life achieved international fame as an artist. He has long been noted in Europe for his portraits of royalty and heads of state. Since coming to America, his color genius caught fire and he emerged as one of the most important colorists of the twentieth century. Considered a prodigy, So great was his grasp and talent, he flew through the ordinarily rigorous years of required draftsmanship and human figure drawing in half the usual time. Considering the orthodoxy and conservatism of this institution, the elevation of a mere boy to such status stands as a tribute to genius discovered. Professor Likan studied restoration under the best European masters of this rare art. This served to further develop his skills. After earning his fame as a portrait artist, Likan immigrated to South America and then to the United States, arriving in Chicago in 1957. He was immediately appointed to the staff of the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts as an instructor, where he taught until 1967. For the rest of his life, Professor Likan resided in Texas. He taught at the Laguna Gloria Museum in Austin. Since the beginning of his tenure, the enrollment of this fine arts course had trebled. Professor Likan was the most popular instructor ever to teach at this famous school; again, testimony to his artistry and his ability to inspire others. He had a special rapport with young people, keeping his own outlook young and vital an obvious characteristic of his work. Possessed of a highly individualistic philosophy, Likan was an outspoken critic of gimmickry in art.

ORIGINAL PAINTINGS, WATERCOLORS, DRAWINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER

Gustav Likan

"Abstract Gallery"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

24 x 30 in  |  61 x 76 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Beach Bather 1980"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

24 x 30 in  |  61 x 76 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Beach Party"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

49 x 59 in  |  125 x 150 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Botanical Gathering Watercolor 1991"

Watercolor

Watercolor on Paper

20 x 13 in  |  50 x 32 cm
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Gustav Likan

"European Coastal View 1988"

Original Painting

Acrylic

20 x 24 in  |  51 x 61 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Gallery Showing Pastel 1963"

Original Painting

Pastel on Paper

14 x 17 in  |  36 x 43 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Girl Eating Ice Cream 1960"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

27 x 22 in  |  69 x 56 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Lady Reading With Dog 1966"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Paper

13 x 15 in  |  33 x 38 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Mulheres Na Praia 1971"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

40 x 50 in  |  102 x 127 cm
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Gustav Likan

"My Dachshund Watercolor 1991"

Watercolor

Watercolor

10 x 7 in  |  25 x 18 cm
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Gustav Likan

"My Fruit Bowl 1962"

Original Painting

Prismacolor

7 x 10 in  |  17 x 25 cm
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Gustav Likan

"On Top of the World Watercolor 1991"

Watercolor

Watercolor on Paper

9 x 9 in  |  23 x 23 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Top Hats And Balloons 1962"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

26 x 31 in  |  66 x 79 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Untitled Painting"

Original Painting

Oil on Canvas

33 x 42 x 1 in  |  84 x 107 x 3 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Untitled Tropical Birds 1984"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Canvas

48 x 60 in  |  122 x 152 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Untitled Watercolor 1968"

Original Painting

Watercolor

15 x 12 in  |  38 x 30 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Woman Ironing 1962"

Original Painting

Acrylic on Cardboard

29 x 23 in  |  74 x 58 cm
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GUSTAV LIKAN ART WANTED
Wanted: works by Gustav Likan, interested in oil and acrylic on canvas works, but would consider watercolors, drawings.
LISTINGS YOU MAY LIKE

Eyvind Earle

"Portrait of Joan Earle 1992"

Watercolor

Watercolor on Paper

34 x 24 in  |  86 x 61 cm
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Barbara Wood

"Lady Wellington"

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

24 x 24 in  |  61 x 61 cm
$3,000 USD OBO
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Barbara Wood

"Vionett AP"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph

50 x 43 in  |  127 x 109 cm
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Barbara Wood

"Arabesque 2000"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph on Woven Paper

14 x 14 in  |  36 x 36 cm
$2,000 USD Firm
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Barbara Wood

"Blue Lady 1989"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph on Paper

26 x 30 in  |  66 x 76 cm
$2,000 USD Firm
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Milton Avery

"Hen Woodcut 1954"

Limited Edition Print

Color Woodcut on Japon

12 x 9 in  |  30 x 23 cm
$5,100 USD OBO
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Bob Kane

"Batman Over Gotham"

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen

36 x 24 in  |  91 x 61 cm
$2,000 USD Firm
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Barbara Wood

"Solitaire AP 1994"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph

28 x 33 in  |  71 x 84 cm
$3,000 USD OBO
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Barbara Wood

"Occasion PP 1998"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph on Wove Paper

22 x 22 in  |  56 x 56 cm
$2,700 USD OBO
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Alexandra Nechita

"Study For Foolish Identity II 2002"

Watercolor

Original on Paper

9 x 12 in  |  23 x 30 cm
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Gustav Likan

"Botanical Gathering Watercolor 1991"

Watercolor

Watercolor on Paper

20 x 13 in  |  50 x 32 cm
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Barbara Wood

"Garden Room"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph on Heavy Paper

27 x 31 in  |  67 x 79 cm
$2,000 USD Firm
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Barbara Wood

"Seated Dancer Marcelle"

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

30 x 40 in  |  76 x 102 cm
$2,700 USD OBO
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Alexandra Nechita

"One Soul Study (Guitar) 2005"

Watercolor

Original Watercolor on Paper

13 x 10 in  |  33 x 24 cm
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Barbara Wood

"Anniversary 1989"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph on Paper

30 x 35 in  |  76 x 89 cm
$4,000 USD OBO
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Barbara Wood

"Under the Lilac Tree AP 1980"

Limited Edition Print

Lithograph

29 x 25 in  |  74 x 64 cm
$2,000 USD Firm
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Alexandra Nechita

"Thinker I Watercolor 2006"

Watercolor

Watercolor

11 x 9 in  |  28 x 22 cm
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Barbara Wood

"Le Chapeau 1987"

Original Painting

Oil on Canvas

30 x 24 in  |  76 x 61 cm
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Milton Avery

"Sally with Beret"

Limited Edition Print

etching

8 x 7 in  |  20 x 17 cm
$9,000 USD OBO
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Barbara Wood

"Fall Bouquet"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph

24 x 24 in  |  61 x 61 cm
$2,000 USD Firm
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Barbara Wood

"Untitled Painting 1965"

Original Painting

Oil on Masonite

30 x 15 in  |  76 x 38 cm
$8,000 USD OBO
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Alexandra Nechita

"Blissful Over You (Mother and Child) 2005"

Watercolor

Original Watercolor

19 x 13 in  |  48 x 33 cm
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Barbara Wood

"Fun in the Sun 1999"

Limited Edition Print

Serigraph on Wove Paper

12 x 12 in  |  30 x 30 cm
$2,600 USD OBO
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Barbara Wood

"Dinner For Two 2001"

Limited Edition Print

Seriolithograph on Wove Paper

23 x 19 in  |  58 x 48 cm
$2,000 USD Firm
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