Harold von Schmidt

Art

Harold von Schmidt

Art

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Alameda (Alameda county, California, United States)

Biography:
Harlod Von Schimdt (American, 1893-1982): For more than half a century, the illustrations and paintings of Harold Von Schmidt were featured in the Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, American, and other magazines for well over two decades. His art was also showcased in Willa Cather's book, Death Comes to the Archbishop, and in 1960 he designed the Pony Express commemorative stamp for the United States postal service. Von Schmidt painted twelve scenes of the Gold Rush for the California governor's offices, and five Civil War paintings for the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Harold Von Schmidt was a founder of the Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut and he was a member of the Artists Guild, Artists Guild of the Author's League of America, and the Society of Illustrators. His work is housed at the California State Capitol, Sacramento, the Montana Historical Society, Helena, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, and the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York


 

Harold von Schmidt Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
HAROLD VON SCHMIDT (American, 1893-1982) General Doug MacArthur, Look Magazine cover, March 20, 1945 Oil on canvas 23
HAROLD VON SCHMIDT (American, 1893-1982)General Doug MacArthur, Look Magazine cover, March 20, 1945Oil on canvas23...
Lot 76165
Auction 5140
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
$25,000.00
HAROLD VON SCHMIDT (American, 1893-1982) Evening Courtship, 1932 Oil on canvas 30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm) Signe
HAROLD VON SCHMIDT (American, 1893-1982)Evening Courtship, 1932Oil on canvas30 x 30 inches (76.2 x 76.2 cm)Signe...
Lot 76191
Auction 5116
Saturday, November 10, 2012
$13,750.00
Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982) Pony Express, postage stamp illustration, 1960 Gouache on board 8.25 x 14.25
Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982)Pony Express, postage stamp illustration, 1960Gouache on board8.25 x 14.25...
Lot 71157
Auction 5269
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
$10,625.00
HAROLD VON SCHMIDT (American, 1893-1982) "The Apache Curse" Illustration for The Saturday Evening Post Februar...
HAROLD VON SCHMIDT (American, 1893-1982)"The Apache Curse" Illustration for The Saturday Evening PostFebruary 17, 19...
Lot 70062
Auction 5095
Saturday, May 5, 2012
$10,625.00
Harold Von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982) Sugarfoot, Saturday Evening Post interior story illustration, 1942 Oil on can...
Harold Von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982)Sugarfoot, Saturday Evening Post interior story illustration, 1942Oil on can...
Lot 71218
Auction 5221
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
$4,750.00

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Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982) The Race Oil on canvas 30 x 26 in. Signed lower right
Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982)The RaceOil on canvas30 x 26 in.Signed lower right...
Lot 71138
Auction 5327
Friday, October 13, 2017
$1,000.00
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Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982) Some Compulsion Oil on canvas 30 x 30 in. Signed indistinctly center right
Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982)Some CompulsionOil on canvas30 x 30 in.Signed indistinctly center right...
Lot 71135
Auction 5327
Friday, October 13, 2017
$1,000.00
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Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982) Station West, Saturday Evening Post interior illustration, 1946 Oil on canvas...
Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982)Station West, Saturday Evening Post interior illustration, 1946Oil on canvas...
Lot 71139
Auction 5327
Friday, October 13, 2017
$750.00
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Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982) Once We Were Alone, Saturday Evening Post interior illustration, October 11, 1...
Harold von Schmidt (American, 1893-1982)Once We Were Alone, Saturday Evening Post interior illustration, October 11, 1...
Lot 71136
Auction 5327
Friday, October 13, 2017
$500.00
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