Carl Oscar Borg Landscape Oil Painting of Mountain Scene
Carl Oscar Borg (California/Sweden, 1879 – 1947)
Oil painting on canvas mounted to board
Signed to lower left
Borg was a Swedish-born painter best known for his Southwest landscapes and Western genre scenes. Borg relocated to London and began his artistic studies as an assistant under George Johansen at the age of 15. By the turn-of-the-century, he landed in California and gained teaching posts at Santa Barbara School of the Arts and California Art Institute. Borg also worked as an art director for Hollywood’s silent film industry. He continued to travel and study art, working in many different mediums. Borg founded the California Art Club and Painter’s Club of Los Angeles. His works can be found in many collections including Smithsonian American Art Museum, Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, Harvard University, and more.
- dust and accretion across painting surface; areas of minor buckling to canvas; nicks and scratches to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 9.5" W x 7.5" H.