Gustave Cimiotti, Jr. (New York, 1875-1969) oil on canvasboard landscape painting titled "Farm Amidst Hills" depicting a country road and a large tree situated beside a fenced in field, foreground, a whitewashed house against a line of trees, middle ground, with a mountain range beneath a cloudy blue sky, background. Signed "Cimiotti" lower left. Salmagundi Club Auction Exhibition 1950 label with artist's signatures, title and additional information affixed with old tape, The Marbella Gallery, New York gallery label, and later handwritten artist biography, with additional tag and labels, en verso . Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 11 1/4" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed – 15 1/4" H x 19 1/2" W. American, mid 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. Biography: Gustave Cimiotti was one of the exhibitors at the Armory Show of 1913. He began his art education at the Art Students League in New York, studying under artists including Robert Blum, Oliver Reid, Karl Volk, and John Twachtmann. He attended the Academy Julian in 1899 and later the Delacluse Academy. He eventually returned to New York and had a studio for 54 years in New York at 51 W. 10th Street where William Merritt Chase, Winslow Homer, and John La Farge also worked. He taught at the Berkshire Summer School of Art, the Montclair Museum School, the old Whitney Museum School, the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts, and the Pratt Institute. In 1943, Cimiotti moved briefly to Laguna Beach, California, but returned to New York City in 1945. He exhibited widely at the National Gallery of Art, the Salmagundi Club, the Corcoran Gallery, the National Academy of Design, and with the Society of American Artists. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frame with some cracks, areas of damage, largest 3 3/4", to right side.
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