Grant, Gordon

Frameable signature of the artist known for maritime subjects

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Description:
(1875-1962) American artist, painter, illustrator, lithographer and etcher. Born in San Francisco and sent to school in Scotland. The voyage to Scotland around the southern tip of South America and across the Atlantic left a lasting impression and fascination with the sea and sailing ships. He studied at Lambeth and Heatherly Art School in London. He was a prolific painter and graphic artist of maritime subjects. He spent much of his career working as an artist for journals and magazines including the San Francisco Examiner and Chroncile newspapers. His work is in the collections of the Kendell Whaling Museum, US Naval Academy, Mystic Seaport Museum, New York Historical Society and New York Public Library. He received a medal at the Paris Salon of 1937. Many of his works were purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Library of Congress and his work hangs in the White House. 3 x 5 slip signed in dark green ink with NYC studio envelope addressed in his hand, postmarked NYC, October 6 1937.

Condition: Very good
Type:Signature






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