Robert Geppert

American, 1925 - 2018


Robert Geppert was born in Wilmette, IL in 1925. His father owned the Denoyer-Geppert Company that made maps and globes. As a teenager, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, yet managed to graduate from the Institute of Design in Chicago, IL with a degree in architecture. He also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked briefly as a draftsman and continued his work as a fine artist. In 2018, he died in Wilmette, IL at the age of 92.

  • Geppert 14437

    La liberté, 1950
    Ink on paper
    35 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches

    Titled and dated lower right; signed on label on reverse.

    #14437
  • Geppert 14442

    Untitled (Abstraction), 1950s
    Watercolor on paper
    9 x 12 inches

    Provenance: Estate of the artist.

    #14442
  • Geppert 14449

    “...an’ when he jams with the base and guitar...”, 1947
    Ink and ink wash on paper
    11 1/4 x 18 inches

    Signed and dated R. Geppert 6-17-47, lower right.

    #14449

Robert Geppert was born in Wilmette, IL in 1925. His father owned the Denoyer-Geppert Company that made maps and globes. As a teenager, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, yet managed to graduate from the Institute of Design in Chicago, IL with a degree in architecture. He also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked briefly as a draftsman and continued his work as a fine artist. In 2018, he died in Wilmette, IL at the age of 92.

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