Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction

Peterson, Carl (1919-2009) watercolor, fall scene with creek

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $100 - $200

Buyer's premium: 10%

Carl Peterson (1919-2009) watercolor, fall scene with creek, signed lower left, good condition, 9×13.25 inches. 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: 17.5 x 22.5 x 1.75 in

Weight: 4.35 lb