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PAUL GRIMM OIL PAINTING RUGGED AREAS DESERT & MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE

DETAILS:
- ARTIST: Paul Grimm
- BIRTH: American, (1891-1974)
- TITLE: Rugged Areas
- SIGNED: Paul Grimm (ll) and signed and titled on the verso: Paul Grimm, Rugged Areas
- MEDIUM: Oil on Canvas
- SIZE: 24 x 30 In. (artwork) / 34 x 40 In. (framed)
- CONDITION: Very good to excellent.

ADDITIONAL NOTES: Housed in its original hand carved 'beech wood' distressed frame.

ARTIST BIO:
Born in South America, Paul Grimm was a desert and mountain landscape painter whose Palm Springs, California gallery attracted many prominent persons who became collectors of his work.
He came to the United States at the age of seven. When he was eighteen, he won a scholarship in Rochester New York to study at the Dusseldorf Royal Academy in Germany.
In 1919, he moved to Hollywood, California where he painted backdrops for movie studios, and in 1932, he settled in Palm Springs and maintained a small studio gallery there. A good friend who often stopped by was President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Grimm spent much of his summer time painting in the High Sierras, but he is known for his scenes of the changing moods of the Southern California desert. He also painted missions and Indian portraits.

Condition

Very good to excellent.

Starting Bid

$2,800

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PAUL GRIMM OIL PAINTING RUGGED AREAS DESERT & MOUNTAIN

Estimate $3,570 - $4,662
2d
20h
14m
48s
$2,8000 bids
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