My Kind of Town

Paintings of Chicago by Eigil G. Rasmussen


December 1st - January 5th, 2017

Eigil G. Rasmussen was born in Nastved, Denmark in 1913. He emigrated to the United States with his family in 1925, first settling in Kansas City, KS and then making their way to Chicago in the early 1930s. As an adult, Rasmussen lived in Chicago and worked as a commercial artist specializing in scientific illustration. In the late 1960s, he exhibited his Chicago themed paintings at an Oak Street Gallery in Chicago and at a Gallery in Arlington Heights, IL.

  • Rasmussen 11542

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Winter Night in Chicago (From My Window), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #11542
  • Rasmussen 11541

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (State Street at Night - Christmastime), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right.

    #11541
  • Rasmussen 11538

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Boys Practicing Ice Hockey (Humboldt Park), ca. 1971
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #11538
  • Rasmussen 11535

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Michigan Avenue - Near the Tribune Tower, ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #11535
  • Rasmussen 11547

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (Under the El, Wabash Avenue), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    30 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left.

    #11547
  • Rasmussen 11539

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (Under the El), ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, center right.

    #11539
  • Rasmussen 11545

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (State Street), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches
    #11545
  • Rasmussen 11546

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (The Art Institute of Chicago), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right.

    #11546
  • Rasmussen 11536

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Autumn Afternoon - Jackson & Michigan Ave., ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11536
  • Rasmussen 11540

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (Michigan Avenue), ca. 1970
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches
    #11540
  • Rasmussen 11544

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (Chicago River at Wabash Avenue), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right.

    #11544
    SOLD
  • Rasmussen 11531

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Wacker Drive, Clark Street Bridge - View of Marina City, ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 15 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #11531
    SOLD
  • Rasmussen 11529

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (Beach Scene - Chicago), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    11 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left.

    #11529
  • Rasmussen 11543

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (Chicago Lake Front - Monroe Harbor), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches
    #11543
    SOLD
  • Rasmussen 11534

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Untitled (Grant Park, Chicago), ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11534
  • Rasmussen 11537

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Grant Park, Looking North Towards Michigan Avenue, ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches
    #11537
  • Rasmussen 11532

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Lincoln Park Lagoon - with Boats, ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11532
  • Rasmussen 11533

    Eigil G. Rasmussen
    American, 1913 - 1971
    Beach at Diversey and Outer Drive, ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11533
    SOLD

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