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Jan De Ruth

 (1922 - 1991)
Jan De Ruth was active/lived in New York / Czech Republic.  Jan De Ruth is known for figure-nude and portrait painting, printmaking.

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Jan De Ruth


Listed "Who was Who in American Art"
Born Karlsbad, Czechoslovakia
Studied: Rotter Art School, Prague; Ruskin Art School, Oxford University, England; ASL New York; New School, NY; also with Frederic Taubes.
Exhibited: 38 National Juried Exhibitions, 14 Museum Solo Shows and 51 Gallery Solo Exhibitions.
Author: Portrait Painting, 1964; Painting the Nude, 1968.

It's a long way from sketching in leftover coffee to painting a portrait of Ethel Kennedy for the cover of Time Magazine, twenty-five years in fact; and during that period, Jan De Ruth's personal experiences have been enough to fill two ordinary lifetimes. Through them all, art has sustained him and been his primary interest.

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About  Jan De Ruth

Born:  1922 - Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia
Died:   1991
Known for:  figure-nude and portrait painting, printmaking