In The Background: Art You May Never Notice : NPR
Geege Schuman stashed this in ART
Stashed in: Art!
Most of Scherer's paintings were created between the 1940s and '60s — at a time when city-dwellers may have had little access to nature. Museum artists like Scherer worked to bring nature alive indoors.
According to Quinn, Scherer was one of many working in this genre that went back decades — "to a time that preceded really good photography."
I wish he had one with dinosaurs.