A tranquil summer landscape of upstate New York, having verdant trees at their peak, grazing cows in the foreground, the Shawangunk Mountains in the distance all beneath light blue skies with few white clouds.
TITLE: "View from Ferris Farm".
MEDIUM: Oil on board.
SIZE: 11.75 x 7.25in. (29.84 x 18.41 cm) (sight). Framed: 16.50 x 26.03 x 1.25 in. (41.94 x 26.03 x 3.17 cm).
SIGNATURE: Recto lower right and Verso / back; ('Guilford Rd., Gardiner, New York as stated by the artist').
FRAME: Custom frame made by the artist in the manner of Robert Kulicke.
AUCTION: The artist's High Auction price of $2,640.- was reached on 11/13/2010.
BIOGRAPHY: Ron Schaefer was born in New York City and currently resides in the Hudson Valley of New York State. He studied painting with David Lax, St. Julian Fishburne and learned frame making under the tutelage of the late Robert Kulicke. He worked for over forty years as an Oil Painting Conservator serving museums, galleries and private collections. Utilizing an 1830’s one room school house as a studio, Ron paints with a propensity for vernacular styles of architecture, industrial subjects, landscapes and still life.
Representation has included art galleries in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and New York City. He has had many gallery shows and "one man " museum exhibitions beginning with the Museum of the Hudson Highlands , Cornwall , NY the Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA and the Roberson Museum, Binghamton, NY. His work is included in numerous corporate and private collections including United States Steel Corp., AK Steel Corp., Allegheny General Hospital, Federated Investment Corp. and many others .
SOURCE: Ron Schaefer Paintings