Stephen Alke

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Stephen Alke

18,500.00

Woman with Flowers

Oil on Canvas
32 x 26 1/2 inches

Signed Lower Left

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Stephen Alke

(American, 1874-1941)

Stephen Alke was born in Augusta, Kentucky in 1874.  He painted landscapes and portraits, and he designed murals, posters, and art glass.  From 1919-41, he worked exclusively as a landscape and portrait painter.  He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati with Frank Duveneck, T.S. Noble, Henry Sharp, Vincent Nowottny, and L.H. Meakin.  He died in Cincinnati in 1941.


Studied

Cincinnati Art Academy w/ Frank Duveneck, T.S. Noble, Henry Sharp, Vincent Nowottny, L.H. Meakin; Ingalls scholarship, 1901


Member

Duveneck Society


Exhibited

KansasCity Art Inst. (John Barse Medal)


Work

Univ. Kentucky Art Museum


Resources

WW40; Jones and Weber, The Kentucky Painter from the Frontier Era to the Great War, 39 (w/ reprod.)