"The Roadside Inn" by Paul Ritter


Paul Ritter (German-American, 1829 - 1907) lost his hearing at four years old. He used painting to compensate for his deafness. He received formal training at the Düsseldorf School in Munich, where he studied architecture, historic paintings and engraving. He traveled in France, Austria, Denmark, and Italy before departing for the United States in 1860.

42 x 62 in.

Oil on Canvas