Charles Bunnell Oil Painting, 1963
Charles Ragland Bunnell (American, 1897 – 1968)
Oil painting on panel
Signed and dated to lower right
Provenance: From the collection of H.C. Brillhart.
Abstract painter and teacher Charles Bunnell was born in Kansas City, Missouri and later moved to Colorado Springs with his family. Before serving in WWI he studied at the Broadmoor Art Academy from 1922 to 1923 and from 1927 to 1928. His teachers were Boardman Robinson and Ernest Lawson.
In 1949, he opened his studio in Colorado Springs and gave classes from there.
As a WPA artist from 1934 to 1941, he was commissioned to paint murals for the Colorado Springs Post Office. His work has been exhibited in several one-man shows including the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the Santa Fe Museum.
- biography from AskArt.com
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- minor toning to surface; faint abrasion to lower margin; examined with UV light.
- measures frame; sight measures 19.25" W x 15.25" H.