Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction

Peterson, Carl (1919-2009) watercolor, Old Mill, Lindsborg, KS

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $300 - $500

Buyer's premium: 10%

Carl Peterson (1919-2009) watercolor, Old Mill, Lindsborg, KS, 1992, signed in lower right, good condition, 17.75×25.75.Carl Peterson (1919-2009) graduated from Lindsborg High School and studied art at Bethany College under the teaching of Swedish-American artist Birger Sandzen. He graduated in 1942 with a BFA. He received a MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He also spent a summer studying at Columbia University, NY. He taught art in public schools in Osborne, KS; Hays, KS and Salina, KS. He taught art classes at Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS. In 1963 he became the co-director of the Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery. Carl’s primary media was watercolor painting, although an occasional oil and casein painting will appear. While at Colorado University he studied lithography. A few of those examples still survive. Carl was a fairly prolific painter, especially after his retirement from the gallery in 1981.

Condition: good

Dimensions: 28.5 x 36.5 x 2 in

Weight: 12.5 lb