Colorado & Regional Art

Red and Blue Abstract Still Life

Red and Blue Abstract Still Life

Year 1950s

Artist Lynn Wolfe (1917–2019, American)

Media watercolor on paper

Dimensions 20 1/2 x 29 1/8 inches

Lynn R. Wolfe was born in Red Cloud, NE, and received his BA in the early 1940s from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He came to Boulder to attend the University of Colorado, where he received his MFA in 1948. He was hired to teach by art department head Muriel Sibell-Wolle, beginning a 36-year-career as a professor of art and art history at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His work has been exhibited nationally at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and other institutions. He completed commissioned art work for several churches and hospitals across Colorado.


Not currently on view

Signature Signed "Wolfe" lower right center

Credit Line Collection Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art; Gift of Robert and Julie Lewis

Accession Number 2018.46.001