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JOSEF ARENTZ  1903-1969

JOSEF ARENTZ 1903-1969

Size: 16x20   Medium: oil on panel

Signed:  Lower right  


Josef M. Arentz was born in Germany in 1903, and died in 1969 at his home Kennebunkport, ME.  His home on 30 Summer Street, Arentz spent 400 hours painting the walls of his dining room with tropical birds, plants, and flowers.  He was best known for his maritime scenes.   He was quoted as saying, “I would rather be a good painter than a famous one.”

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