30 April 2008
Property from the River Forest School District, Illinois
Carl Rudolph Krafft (1884-1938)
The Red Sleigh
signed 'Carl R Krafft' and inscribed with artist's thumbprint (lower right)--signed again twice (on the stretcher and the reverse) and signed again and inscribed with title (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
45 x 50 in. (114.3 x 127 cm.)
Painted circa 1924.
The artist, Oak Park, Illinois.
Presented to the present owner from the above, circa 1925-26.
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The present painting was entered into the 1924 and 1925 Carnegie International Exhibitions, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, although it was not shown in either exhibit. The painting retains its Carnegie Exhibition label.
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