Carl Rudolph Krafft (American, 1884-1938) oil on canvas landscape painting titled "Autumn Breezes", depicting the edge of a lake rimmed with trees in fall colors and a rocky shoreline, with partly cloudy sky overhead. Signed lower right. Titled en verso. Newcomb-Macklin style textured giltwood frame with molded corner decoration. 29 1/2" H x 39 1/2"W sight, 34 1/2" H x 44 1/2" W framed. Biography: Carl Krafft painted landscapes in primarily the Mid West including Illinois and Brown County, Indiana. In 1912 he visited the Ozarks of South Central Missouri with fellow painter Rudolph Ingerle and the two eventually established an important art colony there called the Society of Ozark Painters. Krafft also founded the Municipal Art League in Springfield, Missouri and the Oak Park Art League. CONDITION: 1/4" flake upper left sky area, otherwise very good condition.
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