Biografie von Christian WALTER (1872-1938)

Birth place: Allegheny City (Pittsburg), PA

Death place: Pittsburgh, PA

Addresses: Pittsburgh, PA/ Ligonier, PA; Plimpton, OH

Profession: Painter

Studied: self-taught

Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1903-04, 1909, 1913, 1918; Pittsburgh AA, 1913 (prize), 1915 (prize), 1921 (prize), 1927 (prize), 1938 (retrospective); Corcoran Gal. biennial, 1919; CI, 1937 (prize), 1939 (retrospective); CGA; AIC; Phila. AC; Soc. Western Artists

Member: Pittsburgh AA (pres., for 15 years); Art Brotherhood, Pittsburgh (co-founder)

Work: St. Petersburg (FL) permanent collection; John Vanderpoel AA, Chicago; Penn. State College; collection, 100 Friends of Art

Comments: Specialty: landscapes around Ligonier, PA. He taught classes in his studio, and outdoors in Ligonier. In addition to landscapes of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, he painted steel mills on commissions, and sunny beaches and waterscapes in Florida.

Sources: WW38; WW04. More recently, see, Chew, ed., Southwestern Pennsylvania Painters, 146, 147, 148; Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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