Lorentz Kleiser (1879-1963) oil on board fall landscape painting, signed with monogram lower left, also signed and titled en verso, NOVEMBER IN THE TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS. Also taped to the back is a typewritten note from the artist describing an incident that occurred while he was painting this scene en plein air. Painted and molded wood frame. 24" x 31" sight, 33" x 26" framed. Biography: Lorentz Kleiser was born in Elgin, Illinois and studied in Europe before returning to live in America, primarily California and New York. Although a painter, he became known primarily for his tapestries and weavings, which are in numerous American museums. Source: Edan Hughes, ARTISTS IN CALIFORNIA 1786-1940 and Peter Falk, WHO WAS WHO IN AMERICAN ART. Provenance: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection. Condition: Overall very good condition with some craquelure.
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