Nellie Augusta Knopf (American, 1875-1962) impressionist oil on board landscape painting titled "Timberline II" depicting a mountain range. Unsigned; retains gallery label en verso with title and artist's information. Housed in a gilt carved frame with linen matte and giltwood liner. Sight – 7 3/8" H x 9 3/8" W. Framed – 15" H x 17" W. Provenance: The estate of Ann Cook Calhoun, Nashville, Tennessee. Biography: Born and raised in Chicago, Nellie Augusta Knopf became known for her mountain landscapes and seascapes. She graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago and also studied with Charles H. Woodbury in Ogunquit, Maine. For 43 years she taught and was Director of Art at Illinois Women's College, later MacMurray College. CONDITION: Painting overall excellent condition. Some abrasions and losses to frame lower edge.
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