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Emil Seletz

 (1909 - 1999)
Emil Seletz was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Emil Seletz is known for sculpture.

Biography   Emil Seletz

Born in Chicago, IL on Feb. 12, 1909. Seletz graduated from University of Chicago and Temple Medical School. In 1928 he settled in Los Angeles and soon was a successful neurosurgeon. He taught at USC Medical School during 1950-62. In his leisure he sculpted portrait busts and was active in the local art scene. He died on Oct. 6, 1999. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1938-57 (prizes); Physicians AA (LA), 1940-55; Calif. Art Club, 1950-60; Pasadena Society of Artists, 1950; Artists of the SW, 1951-59. In: Ford Theater (Washington, DC); LA Court House; San Jose Court House; Johns Hopkins Hospital; Cedars of Lebanon Hospital; LA County Medical Society Bldg.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Los Angeles Times, 5-12-1937; Who's Who in American Art 1956-62; Who's Who in California 1961.

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