Elmer Spenner-Two Children with Cat, 1935. Cool Art Deco era picture of 2 charming kids and their cat. Hoosier Salon 1935 Exhibition label on verso, partially torn. In interesting deco era, black and gold frame.Scattered wear mild abrasions and scratches to frame and oil. Terrific and hard to find example of early 20th century Midwestern art. Born in Lone Pine, Nebraska on April 7, 1894. Spenner settled in Indianapolis in 1901. He was a successful Ford dealer until the early 1930s and then retired to pursue an art career. He first studied at the Herron Art School in Indianapolis and then continued in New York City at the Art Students League and with William M. After 1935 he spent winters in Los Angeles where his painting style matured as he was drawn to painting ethnic types and portrait commissions. He died in Indianapolis in June 1975. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "thewellesleycollection" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.