EMIL KOSA JR (1903-1968)


Southern California painter, muralist, lithographer, Kosa, born in Paris, moved to the US at age four. As a young man, Kosa studied art at the Prague Academy, the California Art Institute in Los Angeles and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris (1927-28) under Kupka and Laurens. Upon his return to the US, he studied and taught art at Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes in Los Angeles and later often taught classes in nearby Laguna Beach.

 

 

 

 

 


D3101-OLYMPIAN ATHLETE (After the "Ares Borghese")

Charcoal on paper, 25 x 19"

Lower left: Emil Kosa/1927

Date: 1927

Watermark: Canson & Montgolfier France

Note: Academic study

Provenance: Kosa estate

 

 

 

 

 

 

D3102-BORGHESE SATYR

Charcoal on paper, 25 x 19"

Upper left: E Kosa Jr/1928

Date: 1928

Watermark: Canson & Montgolfier France

Note: Academic study

Provenance: Kosa estate

 

 

 

 

 

 

D3103-GREEK ATHLETE WITH DISCUS

Charcoal on paper, 25 x 19"

Upper right: Emile Kosa

Date: c1928

Watermark: Canson & Montfolfier France

Note: Academic study

Provenance: Kosa estate

 

 

 

 

 

 

D3104-HERCULES FARNESE

Charcoal on paper, 25 x 19"

Lower right: EK 1928

Date: 1928

Watermark: Canson & Montgolfier France

Note: Academic study

Provenance: Kosa estate

 

 

 

 

 

D3105-LIFE STUDY (Black Male Athlete)

Charcoal on paper, 26 x 20"

Lower left: Emil Kosa Jr

Date: c1940

Provenance: Kosa estate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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