‘St. Mark’s Square, Venice’
By Paul Zimmerman, American 1921-2007
27 x 41 in. oil on panel, signed and dated (19)58
Paul Zimmerman was a professor of painting and design at the Hartford School of Art, the University of Hartford, CN.
He has received well over 86 awards and his oeuvre is represented in the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, First New Haven National Bank, New Haven Conn., Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, United Aircraft Corp. East Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, University of Notre Dame, Lehigh University, and numerous private collections.
He was commissioned to design a series of murals for the Chase Manhattan Bank in New York. In 1955, he received second prize at Chautaugua, New York, in 1959 the Howard Penrose Award at the Connecticut Academy and the Salmagundi Prize for his painting Ergremont at the annual exhibition of the National Academy of Design in New York.