Born on Nov. 9, 1897 in Denver, CO. Kassler studied in Italy and Paris, and was active in Denver before moving to Los Angeles in 1933. He painted murals for the Federal Art Project and was an instructor at the Chouinard Art School (1933-34) and School of Design in Pasadena (1939). He died in Delmar, CA on April 3, 1979. Exh: PAFA, 1925; Bullocks (LA), 1929; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1933; LA AA, 1934; Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1935; Santa Monica Public Library, 1935; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1936 (prize). Murals: Beverly Hills Post Office; LA Public Library; Fullerton Jr. College; Aquinas Seminary (Denver).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Los Angeles Times, 2-19-1933; Who's Who in American Art
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