Joe Kronenberg (Idaho, b. 1968) oil on masonite board painting titled "Warm Light " or "Big Boy" depicting the close up profile of a brown bear, cast in a soft light against a brown background. Signed "Joe Kronenberg" lower right. Signed, titled, and dated "2018" with copyright en verso. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight – 11 3/8" H x 15 1/4" W. Framed – 15 3/8" H x 19 1/2" W. Biography (from artist's website): Joe Kronenberg's paintings draw inspiration from historic sites and national parks in the American West and are influenced by the 19th-century French academic style and the Luminism and Tonalism techniques of the Hudson River School of painting. He was the 2009 recipient of the CM Russell Museum AuctionÕs "Ralph 'Tuffy' Berg Award" given to the most promising up and coming artist and was invited by the museum to join the prestigious Russell Skull Society of Artists in 2017. In 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016 he had seven total paintings honored as finalists in the prestigious Art Renewal Center's International Salon. He is a member of the International Guild of Realism and the American Society of Traditional Artists. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition.
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