Knaths, Karl

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Knaths, Karl Gender: M
Otto Karl Knaths
born on 21 October 1891 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 44n49, 91w30
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 28°23' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°41 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 24°36'

Karl Knaths (1930)
photo: Unknown photographer, license cc-by-sa-3.0


American artist who followed the Cubist aesthetic but created paintings which, while abstract, contained readily identifiable subjects. Knaths married once, no children. Knaths died on March 9, 1971, in Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Massachusetts, after a brief illness.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from 'Karl Knaths: Five Decades of Painting' in "The Man from Buena Vista: Selected Nonfiction, 1944-2000" by Charles Edward Eaton (Associated University Presses, 2001), p. 99: "His certificate of birth states that an 'unnamed Knaths' was delivered by midwife at 8 P.M. on Wednesday, 21 October 1891, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin."


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (1)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Cubist painter)