Elmer Plummer, Oil on Canvas “Golf Scene” 1936 P1180 SOLD

Quite spare and stark. Golfers in a beautiful landscape which includes mountains. Perhaps the inspiration was one of the courses in Griffith Park? Obviously California. Oil on canvas, 28 x 18 art, with lovely white gold frame 35 x 25.

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Born in Redlands, CA on Nov. 6, 1910. Plummer began painting during high school. He then studied on a three-year scholarship at the Chouinard Art School (and later taught there) under Millard Sheets and others. In 1934 he began work in the art department at Warner Bros and then moved to Disney Studios where he remained for many years. Most of his career was spent in Hollywood and his native city. He died in Junction City, OR on Dec. 31, 1986. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1930s; LA Co. Fair, 1932 (1st prize), 1939; Calif. WC Society, 1932-42; LA AA, 1934 (award); Hesse Gallery (Glendale), 1935; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1936; Calif. State Fair, 1938 (3rd prize); PAFA, 1938; AIC, 1939; GGIE, 1939; Chouinard Alumni, 1954. In: Orange Co. (CA) Museum; White House (Washington, DC); Pasadena YMCA (mural); Riverside (CA) High School; San Diego Museum.Source:

Edan Hughes, “Artists in California, 1786-1940”
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Who’s Who in American Art 1940; Who’s Who in California 1942; Variety, 1-13-1987 (obituary).