Printer. Born in Los Angeles, CA on Aug. 30, 1897. Kistler's studio was born from his
father's lithotype studio of 30 years. In the late 1920s he began exploring lithography as an art medium. With artist Jean Charlot, he began producing color lithography in the early 1930s. For the next 40 years he collaborated with Feitelson, Shoppe, Sheets, Landacre and other artists in printing the finest quality color lithography. Kistler died in Orange County, CA on Nov. 9, 1993.
Exh: Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1933; Moss Gallery (LA), 1997.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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