Signed lower right, 'Karger' and painted circa 1930.

A substantial and period, early-20th-century oil landscape showing a team of heavy draft-horses pulling a logging cart along a hillside path with a view of distant mountains.

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Eric Reinhold Karger
Alpine Logging

Circa 1930

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Signed lower right, 'Karger' and painted circa 1930. A substantial and period, early-20th-century oil landscape showing a team of heavy draft-horses pulling a logging cart along a hillside path with a view of distant mountains. Eric Reinhold Karger, who is also thought to be known as Ernst Karger, worked with the Union Lithograph Company in the 1930s. As Ernst Karger, he won many local awards including the Rosenbaum Prize. Karger studied in Austria, Germany Italy and Switzerland and at the Industrial School of Arts and the Academy of Fine Arts. Exhibitions included Glaspalast, Burggarten, and Kunstlerhaus. Reference: Artists in California 1786-1940, Third Edition, Edan Milton Hughes: Crocker Art Museum, Sheridan Books 2002, Vol. 1, p. 608; et al.

Details

  • Artist
    Eric Reinhold Karger (1891 - 1968, American)
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1930
  • Medium
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    oil on canvas laid down on board, minor restoration; unframed.
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 18 in. x W 42 in. x D .25 in.H 45.72 cm x W 106.68 cm x D 6.35 mm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3442572863
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