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    Description

    Bess Greathouse (American, 1887-1967)
    An Old Barn Six Miles From Town, 1939
    Oil on Masonite
    9 x 18 inches (22.9 x 45.7 cm)
    Signed and indistinctly dated lower right: B. Greathouse [...]
    Signed, dated, titled and inscribed on the reverse: 1939 / Mrs. Greathouse / [...] An Old Barn / 6 Miles From Town / To mother and dad from Bess

    Bess Greathouse was born in Corpus Christ, TX in 1887, and died there in 1967. While there is little known about this talented Early Texas artist, she did show in The Eighth Texas General Exhibition 1946 to 1947, and served as the President of the South Texas Art League.


    Condition Report*: Several pinholes through the masonite along the extreme edges. Minor wear with associated loss in the extreme corners, most visible in the lower right corner. Yellowed varnish.
    Framed Dimensions 9.75 X 18.5 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2021
    23rd Saturday
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