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Abner Sundell Still Life Floral

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Oil on board 36 x 20 in, 38 1/2 x 22 1/2 in (framed)

Abner Sundell 1913-2001 New York (signed) Abner "Abby" Sundell was born Abner Julius Sundelewich on August 18, 1913 in New York City. His father, Isidore Sundelewich, was born in 1875 in Russia of Jewish ancestry and came to America in 1893. His mother, Molly Sundelewich, was born in 1885 in Russia of Jewish ancestry, and came to America in 1895While recuperating in an Army hospital he enjoyed the restorative power of painting, which grew to become another important outlet of his creative spirit. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Corporal in November of 1945.He visited the art museums of Paris, France, and then returned to NYC, where he studied painting on the G.I. Bill at the The Brooklyn Museum Art School at 200 Eastern Parkway. His art teacher was Isaac Soyer (1902-1989), the younger brother of celebrated twin artists Rafael Soyer (1899-1987) and Moses Soyer (1899-1974). Abner Sundell continued to paint in his free time for the rest of his professional career.In 1946 he resumed his literary career as Executive Editor at Lev Gleason's Your Guide Publications