Wisconsin Artist William J Koelpin Artist's Proof, The Lucia Simpson, Last of the Lumber Schooners from 1988. Signed and numbered 11/40. Professionally framed in glass with a beautiful double cut triple mat. Framed size 29 1/4" x 25", visible image 19 1/2" x 15 1/2". Excellent condition.
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William J Koelpin 1938-1996
A touch of humor¡a bit of nostalgia. A unique way to view the life and laughter of the great outdoors. Internationally acclaimed artist, William J. Koelpin brought an unmatched approach to the character of hunters and wildlife past and present. His devotion to accuracy, realism and detail made his work a standard in American Sporting Art.
Koelpin lived in Delafield, WI for much of his adult life
Koelpin Credits Include: "Best in World" - Art and Waterfowl Exhibit in Salisbury, Maryland ** Certificate of Excellence - Philadelphia Wildfowl Exhibition ** "One of the Best Carvers in the Country" - Birmingham Museum of Art (description of exhibit) ** "One of America's Premier Artists" - Leigh-Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum ** "Master of the Guild" - International Wood Carvers Guild ** Wisconsin Ducks Unlimited Artist of the Year ** Numerous First Place and Best of Show Awards ** Works are in Private and Museum Collections Worldwide