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Watercolor on card landscape of a beach under a clouded sky, unsigned, by Bertha Herbert Potter (American/Tennessee, 1895-1949). Housed in a period carved giltwood Newcomb-Macklin style frame. Biography: A painter, graphic artist, lithographer and muralist, Bertha Potter was born in Nashville, Tennessee and died in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She studied at the School of Applied Arts and Design in New York City and then became active professionally in Nashville where she started an art school. She spent her last years in Santa Fe (source: Peter Falk, Who Was Who in American Art). Provenance: descended in the artist's family. Note: many works from Potter's estate were destroyed in a fire that damaged her family's Nashville home in the 1980s. Sight – 7-1/2" H x 5" W. Framed – 12-1/2" H x 10-1/2" W. Condition: Small water spot at upper edge in sky area, a few small losses to frame.