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Bertha Herbert Potter (American/Tennessee, 1895-1949) oil on canvas, impressionist style tropical landscape of a hut on a beach, under a grove of trees. Believed to have been painted during the artist's travels in Cuba, circa 1940s. Signed lower right "B. Potter." Later molded giltwood frame with linen liner. 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. Canvas – 20" H x 16" W. Framed – 23" H x 19" W. Condition: Painting is in excellent condition, mounted on new stretcher. Frame has some stains to linen and is coming loose.