L. Pierre Bottemer was an itinerant artist who traveled widely in the U.S. About 1950 he established a studio-home in Laguna Beach where he painted many seascapes and coastals, often with sunsets. In the 1970s he had a studio in Pompano Beach, Florida. He is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Fort Lauderdale.
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