Oil on canvas, circa 1935
Signed lower right
15 x 20 inches
Herbert Halpern Fine Art, New Orleans
Karl C. Brandner (1898-1961) was born in Oak Park, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. He spent most of his life in and around this area.
Brandner studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Fine Art Academy. He is best remembered as an impressionist landscape painter, one of the most accomplished of several impressionist landscape painters living in Oak Park at this time.
He exhibited his paintings at the Chicago Gallery Association, the Palette and Chisel Club, and the Hoosier Salon.