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Ken Anger

 (1905 - 1961)
Ken Anger was active/lived in Ontario / Canada.  Ken Anger is known for Sculpture, decoy carving.

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Ken Anger


In the 1930's, Ken Anger started carving, but received little public attention. The demand for Anger's decoys erupted in 1941 after he placed an advertisement in the magazine, Rod and Gun (Fleming 142). Anger carved decoys with substantial bodies, relief-carved wings and tails and rasped surfaces. In this manner, Anger produced black ducks, scaup, Canada geese, canvasbacks, mallards, mergansers, a few pintails, redheads, wigeon and wood ducks. These are the species he produced on a regular basis; to fill a hunter's order, Anger could carve anything else.

The majority of Anger's decoys are hollow, crafted of two thick laminated red cedar boards. Anger joined the upper and lower pieces with glue and then drove a wood screw in e  ...  Displaying 750 of 1494 characters.



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About  Ken Anger

Born:  1905 - Dunnville, Ontario, Canada
Died:   1961 - Dunnville, Ontario, Canada
Known for:  Sculpture, decoy carving