Carl John Zimmerman (Ohio/Indiana, 1900-1985) oil on masonite board winter scene painting depicting a large group of school children and a dog with their books and backpacks before them on the ground, their parents behind them, foreground, with house facades and bare trees, background. Signed "Carl Zimmerman" lower right. Housed in a giltwood frame with leaf running pattern and bead course rabbet edge. Sight – 9 5/8" H x 19 3/4" W. Framed – 15" H x 25" W. American, second/third quarter 20th century. Biography: Carl Zimmerman was a well known Midwestern artist. He studied under Otto Stark at the John Herron Art Institute, at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, and at the Cincinnati Art Academy, where he later taught for many years. He was known for both easel and mural painting, and also did illustration work. Zimmerman was also a member and president of the Cincinnati Art Club. (Source: the Cincinnati Art Club). Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of brown dampstaining, largest 3/4" x 1/2". Board slightly loose in frame. Frame with 1 5/8" area of damage, lower center.
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