One of Cathy Loos' paintings, “Discovery,” the first in her series of cave paintings is featured in the auction of the estate of Bob Hansen. Her work is in good company. Some of the artwork offered from Hansen's collection include Joan Miro, Andre Cortes, Robert George Stolz, Leclere, C. L. Carlton, and Edward George Armfield. She sold this painting to Bob Hansen about 20 years ago. He has passed away and Link Gallery is holding an auction of his collections. Her painting is included on page 3 of the site. You can check out this amazing collection at Link Auction Galleries located at 5000 Washington Place, Saint Louis, Missouri 63108-1381. It is an incredible array of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and other exquisite items.
Bob Hansen (1931-2021) grew up in Union Missouri and graduated from Drury University with a degree in economics after his time spent in the U.S. Army. Hansen went to work in public relations at Drury University and then Ford Motor Company. His new job involved traveling around to introduce new models of Ford cars. When his father passed away he returned home to take over the family business, Hansen Franklin County Land Title and Abstract Co.
Hansen had a love of art that led him to open an art gallery in Union with his friend Lee Young. This interest got Bob appointed to the Missouri Council of the Arts by Gov. John Ashcroft in 1997. He served on the board for six years.
Bob spent his life dedicated to the service of the community and others. He was known as an avid supporter of local businesses and a generous donor to causes he believed in with either a helping hand or a monetary donation. Read more about him.
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