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Wilbur Rouson
(American, 20th century)
Two Bottle Assemblages

Sale No: 3001, Lot No: 175

Wilbur Rouson
(American, 20th century)
Two Bottle Assemblages
mixed media collage on glass bottles
unsigned
10 1/2″h x 4 5/8″dia; 9 5/8″h x 4″w x 3″d

Catalog Note:
Wilbur Rouson was a Chicago policeman, a male model for life drawing classes at the Three Arts Club and an artist. We have a photo of a retirement letter from Mayor Richard M. Daley and photos of the artist modeling for art classes. These works were found at his home in historic Bronzeville.

Other notes:
Wilbur Rouson was a Chicago policeman, a male model for life drawing classes at the Three Arts Club and an artist. We have a photo of a retirement letter from Mayor Richard M. Daley and photos of the artist modeling for art classes. These works were found at his home in historic Bronzeville.

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