"The Guardian of the Valley" by Theophile Schneider (1872-1960)
Exhibited in 1920 at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
Oil on Canvas
Size: 30 x 40 inches
Signed lower left
Framed, plaque with artist's name affixed to bottom of frame
Born in Freiberg,Germany,Theophile Schneider lived in New York and Boston. His paintings were exhibited in museums and salons in both these areas. A prize was won at the Boston AC exhibit in 1924; he also exhibited in NYWCC and PAFA (Penn. Academy of Fine Arts). Theophile Schneider was known for landscape and coastal views, including Monhegan Island.