Phippen Museum

Prescott, AZ

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A Collector's Dream: The Walter F. Kessler Collection of Western American Art

 

Richard Schmid, Peonies, oil, 21 x 13 inches, The Walter F. Kessler Collection of Western American Art

The Phippen Museum in Prescott, Arizona, is proud to host an exhibit entitled, "A Collector's Dream: The Walter F. Kessler Collection of Western American Art." The exhibit will open to the public on Saturday, June 19 and runs through Sunday, August 15, 1999. This truly dream collection of art work has been lovingly and tastefully accumulated by Mr. Kessler and his now deceased wife over a period of many years. It contains work by many of America's leading Western artists; among them Richard Schmid, CAA artist Roy Anderson, Howard Terpning, Olaf Wieghorst, Richard Thomas, Clyde Forsythe, Robert Duncan, Clyde Aspevig, Howard Rogers, Ken Riley and W.R. Leigh. Below are three views of art objects from the exhibition:

Mr. Kessler is a retired litigator who resides in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He is an active sports participant in the tennis arena and has won numerous awards for his tennis achievements.

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