Paul Warren Zimmerman watercolor and gouache landscape on paper. Mid to late 20th century. The artist was American, born in 1921 and died in 2007. This lovely Western impressionistic landscape painting measures 17.5 x 28.5 inches. The solid wood frame measures 25 x 35 x 2 inches. Paul Warren Zimmerman, was an internationally known artist who lived in Hartford, CT, Kokomo, IN, and Toledo, OH. He was born April 29, 1921, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of the late Robert Frazee and Ethel Pearl (Cramer) Zimmerman. He graduated from Kokomo High School in 1941, with a full scholarship to John Herron Art School in Indianapolis. He graduated in 1946 with a B.F.A. Upon graduation he was awarded the Mary Milliken Memorial Fund Scholarship. He continued his training in New York City, under the auspices of Heinrich Mayer. In 1947, he became associate professor of painting and design at Hartford University School of Art. He semi-retired in 1986. He was awarded a Ford Foundation Grant, American Academy of Arts and letters and associate membership in the Academy of Painting and Design in 1959. He had well over 86 awards. This information was obtained from the Kokomo Tribune, December 17, 2007. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply
An impressive P. R.(Pleasant Ray) MacIntosh (b. 1892--d. 1985) expressionist abstract oil painting on canvas, labeled "Construction Yard," signed lower right; custom framed. Listed: Davenports, Who Was Who in American Art, Fieldings, Ask Art. Exhibited Paris, New York & regionally (Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Florida). Studied & taught Art Institute of Chicago (MFA), Bradley University (BFA), Department Head, University of Florida. American, C. 1940s. Dimensions: 49 1/2" L x 41" H
A colorful De Hirsch Margules (b 1899 died 1965) geometric abstract painting on canvas, signed lower right and dated 1959. A well listed American Modernist. Who Was Who in American Art, Fieldings, Ask Art, Mallett, etc. In the permanent collection: Art Institute of Chicago, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Brooklyn Museum, MOMA, Whitney Museum of American Art, Boston Museum of Fine Art, etc. NOTE: personalized encomium, verso. Newly custom framed. Dimensions: 30" H x 40" W
A characteristic Dimitri Romanovsky (1887--1971) oil painting on canvas of a luminiscent rose, mounted in a custom silver leaf frame, c. 1970, tagged "Dimitri Romanovsky--American-- d. 1971. Provenance: Wickersham Gallery, NYC . Dimensions 28" H x 22 " W
A Llyod R Ney (b 1893 d. 1964) mixed media abstract composition oil painting on board by noted PAFA artist, c. 1945, signed lower right & also tagged verso. Well listed American Modernist (New Hope, PA) artist: Davenports, Who Was Who in American Art, Ask Art. Ney was born in Friedenburg, PA, in 1893. He studied at the PA Mus. Sch. of Industrial Art and at the PA Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. In 1918 he won a Cresson Fellowship to study in Europe. He traveled to France where he studied and painted in Paris among the European modernist community. He lived at the Hotel de Versailles in Montparnasse. During this period Ney created his major work, "The Drinkers." Later he would write extensively about the process of developing this work and the transforming experience of integrating the Modernist ideal he had witnessed in Paris. After returning to the US, Ney settled in the art community of New Hope, PA. He was among a group of artist known as the "Independents," who challenged the traditional and impressionistic subject matter of regional artists. They formed a new exhibition group. Ney was part of the "New Hope Modernist School" for most of his life as a painter. During the period of the W.P.A. in the early 1940s, Ney was commissioned to paint a mural for the New London, OH, post office. The documentation of the controversy over this mural and its modernist style was the subject of numerous letters between Ney and the Director of the Federal Arts Project. It was finally reconciled when the citizens of New London, petitioned Washington to allow Ney to execute the first abstract mural in a government post office. The original cartoon for this mural is in the collection of the Michener Mus. of Art, New Hope, PA. The documents over this controversy are in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. along with much of Lloyd Ney's original writing and correspondence, including the original manuscript, Art Appreciation For The People, How To Look At Paintings, What Constitutes A Work Of Art, 1949. Ney's career included 15 years of exhibitions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, and 3 of his paintings are in the museum's permanent collection. His work was exhibited in France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy during his lifetime. Posthumously, the James A. Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA, mounted a major exhibition of the "New Hope Modernists," featuring Ney and his contemporaries, C. F. Ramsey, Charles Rosen, B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Lee Gatch and R.A.D. Miller. Ney's prolific career encompassed over 50 years, painting in Paris, Capri, Key West, Martinique, Mexico and New Hope, PA. Hope Modernists," featuring Ney and his contemporaries, C. F. Ramsey, Charles Rosen, B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Lee Gatch and R.A.D. Miller. He died in 1964. Artwork dimensions: 15" X 15"; custom framed, dimensions: 29" H x 29" W.