Carl Krafft (American, 1884-1938), "The Last Rays", c. 1920, oil/canvas,
20" x 24", signed. Krafft studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the
Chicago Fine Arts Academy. He exhibited from the 1910s-30s, primarily landscape
paintings which sometimes included figures. He exhibited at the National
Academy of Design, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Art Institute of Chicago
(1915-1925), and the Corcoran Museum (Washington, D.C.). Krafft maintained
a Studio in Oak Park, Illinois, but also traveled to Brown County, Indiana
and the Missouri Ozarks.