Grif Teller (American, 1899-1993)
Nantucket Summer Streetscape
Signed "Grif Teller" l.l., note affixed the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Losses, craquelure.
N.B. The note affixed to the reverse states, "Mr. Wm H. Seeley was here to dinner Nov. 20, 1934...He promised to send us a painting. When it came we were dumbfounded. It is the original for a calendar and greeting card by a well known artist for the Osborne Company." Grif Teller was most widely known for painting a long series of calendar art for the Pennsylvania Railroad, once the largest and most influential transportation company in the United States.
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