Hoerman, Carl
(1885-1955)
“Desert Scene”

Artist Biography

Carl Hoerman (1885-1955)

Born/lived: Babenhausen, Bavaria; Chicago, IL; Saugatuck, MI; Palm Springs and Riverside, CA; Douglas, MI. He was married to Christiana Akermann who was also a painter.

Known: As a landscape painter, etcher, craftsman and architect.

Studied: Trained as an architect and ran his own firm. After 1920 devoted most of his time to painting. He may have studied in Munich, Germany under Prince Carl Fugger.

Member: Laguna Beach Art Association; Chicago Gallery Association; Chicago Painters and Sketchers, Saugatuck Art Association, Riverside Art Association.

Exhibited: Art Institute of Chicago, Pasadena Art Institute, Association of Fine Art, Springfield, Pasadena Art Institute, All-California Exhibition.

Awards: Art Institute of Chicago; Loganpurchase prize, Illinois Academy of Fine Arts, Sprinfield, IL; Englewood Women’s Club.

Work: Mount Shasta, CA; State Museum, Springfield, IL; Paw Paw high School;Gary, IN public schools; Holland, MI; La Grange, IL; University of IL.

Painting Features

Artist First Name Carl
Artist Last Name Hoerman
Artist's Dates 1885-1955
Materials oil on canvas
Markings signed lower left
Size 33” x 36
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Comments This painting is in very good condition in a carved gold frame, original to the painting, also in very good condition.