Robert Phillip (1895 - 1981)
David & Donna Kmetz, American Paintings
508 476 2214
Little Girl in Red
oil on board, approx. 9" x 7", signed upper right
New York City artist Robert Philipp was born into the world of New York theater. His father and uncle wrote and produced many Broadway hit shows. He was also a capable tenor. At the age of 15 Philipp began his artistic training at the Art Students League, studying with Frank Vincent DuMond and George Bridgman. He then studied at the National Academy with Douglas Volk and George Maynard. In the 1920's he spent several years studying in Paris. He was a member of the National Academy, the Lotos Club and also exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy, the Corcoran, the Art Institute of Chicago, and many more, winning numerous medals and prizes. His work is in many museum collections including the Whitney and the Metropolitan.