Lost Art Salon
"Late 1940s to early '50s stone lithograph by California artist Jerry Opper (b.1924). After graduating from Hollywood High School, he worked in movie studios and attended art classes at Chouinard Art Institute. In 1942 he was drafted into the army and was then able to study at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center while his outfit was stationed in Colorado. After he was discharged in 1945, he returned to Chouinard and his work in movie studios until 1947, when he moved to San Francisco. Mr. Opper then enrolled at the California School of Fine Arts. Opper’s prints have been included in several major shows throughout the country, including the Oakland Art Gallery, Sacramento State Fair, San Francisco Museum of Art, and the Library of Congress,. Displayed in a black contemporary wood frame with a matte black finish using archival matting and etched non-glare glass."