Gabriel Spat (1890 - 1967)
David & Donna Kmetz, American Paintings
oil on panel, approx. 8" x 12", signed lower right
Russian born artist, Gabriel Spat spent most of his artistic career in France, and later in New York City. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Geneva, Switzerland, and in Paris. He is noted for his colorful genre and figural paintings, often in small format, depicting cheerful scenes of the Belle Epoque. His work has been eagerly sought by collectors.