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Wilmer Behler

 (1915 - 1994)
Wilmer G Behler was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Wilmer Behler is known for modernist-leaning landscape painting, lithography, commercial art.

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Wilmer Behler


Wilmer G. Behler was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he lived throughout his life.  A self-taught artist with no formal training, he spent his early years painting constantly while visiting museums and working with artists of renown.  Employed by the Bethlehem Steel Company during World War II, Behler continued to paint as a hobby.  He was later employed by the Lehigh Advertising Company as a sign painter. Eventually Behler was afforded an opportunity to become one of the founders and art director of the Lehigh Lithography Company.

Among his early successes was the reproduction of one of his paintings by the Hallmark Company as a contemporary American Artist's greeting card.  Subsequently, his work was show  ...  Displaying 750 of 1867 characters.



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About  Wilmer Behler

Born:  1915 - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Died:   1994 - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Known for:  modernist-leaning landscape painting, lithography, commercial art