California Landscape Paintings: page 4
Los Angeles Painter
D082-LANDSCAPE WITH EUCALYPTUS
Oil on cloth, 26 x 28"
Signed lower left: James Merriam
Date: c 1930
Frame: Gold finish metal-leaf/composition
PETERSEN, Einar Cortsen (1885-1986)
Los Angeles painter
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Petersen, on a scholarship from the Danish Government, studied art for several years in Paris, Rome and Munich, immigrating to America in 1912, settling in Los Angeles in 1916, where he distinguished himself as a landscape painter and muralist, remaining active in the area until his death there in 1986.
D079-SNOW CREEK CANYON (Near Palm Springs)
Oil on board, 19 x 22"
Signed lower left: Einar C. Petersen
Inscribed verso: Desert Road/Snow Creek Canyon/Einar C. Petersen
Label attached verso: Snow Creek Canyon/Near Palm Springs/By Einar C. Petersen/4350 Beverly Blvd./No 0776/California Art Club
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