Carl Zimmerman (American; 1900-1985)
Bright Houses, mid-late 20th century
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the lower right
Zimmerman was a prominent Cincinnati artist, known for his mural and oil paintings, as well as his teaching ability. He studied under Reginald Grooms, John E. Weis and Herman Wessel. In 1927, Zimmerman received his first commission to paint a mural through the recommendation of John E. Weiss, and after much success he was commissioned to paint murals for large cities across the United States. Zimmerman taught at the Art Academy, Taft Museum and Cincinnati Art Museum. He was the president and a longtime member of the Cincinnati Art Club.
- wear to edges of frame; minor surface wear present to painting; dust and accretions present to front and verso of painting.
- measures frame; visible image measures 35.5" W x 23" H.