|Einar C. Petersen|
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Oil on board
30 x 46 inches
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Painter and muralist, Einar C. Petersen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 17, 1885. Petersen served an apprenticeship in his native city and, on a scholarship from the Danish Government, studied art for several years in Paris, Rome, and Munich while working as a decorator. He immigrated to America in 1912 and worked in Nebraska, Oregon, and Washington before settling in Los Angeles in 1916. He died there on December 6, 1986.
Member: California Art Club; Painters and Sculptors of Los Angeles.
Exhibited: Architect's Building (LA), 1929; Scandanavian American Art Society (LA), 1939.
Murals: University Club, Hotel Rosslyn, and Roos Brothers Cafeteria, all in Los Angeles; First National Bank, El Paso, TX; Honolulu City Hall, HI.
Hughes, Edan M. Artists In California 1786-1940. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. Sacramento: Crocker, Art Museum, 2002. N. pag. 2 vols. Print.