Paul Wesley Arndt: The Great White Peak, Swiss Landscape c.1940(99 views)
Paul Wesley Arndt (American, (1881-1978): The Great White Peak, oil on canvas, signed, titled verso on stretcher, c. 1940.
The view is a lake near Lucerne, Switzerland.
Paul Wesley Arndt was trained by in Paris by Jean Leon-Gerome at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and the Art Institute of Chicago. Some additional photocopied info on the artist is attached to the backing board (See the photo) and it mentions his history as a mural painter whose clients include theaters and cruise ships.
The artist signed the canvas on front, and wrote the title and his name on the back of the wooden stretcher bar. There is also an inventory number, #6740.
Condition Report: The painting shows some mild craquelure, as is fitting for a work of this age. The paint is stable, and has been gently cleaned and coated with a non-yellowing archival varnish. It is installed in a nearly flawless custom-made ornate gold mid-century frame.
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Dimensions: Canvas 28" x 38"; frame 34" x 44"
Artist or Maker: Paul Wesley Arndt