Autograph letter signed 'Esref Üren', sent to his unnamed painter friend, which mentions Ibrahim Çalli and Ziya Keseroglu, paintings sent to Çapa Exhibition.
ESREF ÜREN, (Turkish painter), (1897-1984).
Dated 2-6-1950, Ankara.
Original autograph letter signed (ALS) by Turkish artist Esref Üren. 30x23 cm. In Turkish. 1 p. Dated 2-6-1950, Ankara. Sent to his unnamed painter friend, which mentions Ibrahim Çalli, (1882-1960), and Ziya Keseroglu, (1906-1975), paintings sent to Çapa Exhibition. Üren was born in 1897 in Istanbul. After graduating from the Agriculture School in Bursa, he continued his education at the Fine Arts Academy. There he studied at Ibrahim Çalli and Hikmet Onat's studios. For a period he attended Andre Lhote and Othon Griesz's studios in Paris. After returning to Turkey he worked as a painting teacher in various cities. He joined "The D Group." His paintings appeared in that groups and Galatasaray exhibitions. He won many awards at State Painting and Sculpture Exhibitions. He also participated in exhibitions in Venice Biennale, Paris (Unesco), San Francisco, and Athens.