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.
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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