Oil Painting Oertel 1823 - 1909 "Jonah"
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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: Dutch: Pre 1900: item # 1158083
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|"Jonah" signed and dated 1896 by Johannes Adam Simon Oertel (1823 - 1909) lower right. Dimensions: 25" X 17". Provenance: from Santa Barbara Museum deacqusition - originally from George Griffin Estate, Oregon (see photo of Lucas Conservation label verso) - all supporting documentation available. Born in Bavaria, Germany, Oertel studied at the Polytechnic Institute of Bavaria before moving to New York in 1848. In 1871, he became an ordained priest of the Episcopal Church, and from that time combined his ministry with painting when he became chairman of Christian Art at the University of the South. Oertel works have sold for over $32,000.|