oil on panel, 9" x 12", signed lower right
Fine small landscape by much-sought-after New England artist. Abbott Fuller Graves was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts and studied in Paris. He taught at the Cowles Art School in Boston and in 1891 opened his own Boston art school, later moving it to Kennebunkport, Maine. He exhibited at the Boston Art Club, the Copley Society, the National Academy, the Pennsylvania Academy, and the Paris Salon, winning many prizes and awards. He is known for his floral and garden paintings and for his paintings of colonial doorways surrounded by flowers.
Abbott Fuller Graves, A.N.A. (1859 - 1936)
David & Donna Kmetz, American Paintings