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James Vance Miller (Virginia/West Virginia, 1912-2002), two oil on board Impressionist style landscapes, both rendered with thick impasto applications. 1st painting titled en verso FALL COLORS, BLACKSBURG VIRGINIA, depicting whitewater tumbling over a rock-strewn creek surrounded by colorful trees, signed lower right and housed in a whitewashed wood frame (10" x 12" board, 12 1/2" x 14 1/2" framed). 2nd painting titled en verso ALONG THE CANAL, WASHINGTON, DC, depicting a figure walking along a curving body of water, surrounded by trees. Signed lower right and housed in a stained wood frame with green painted center molding (7 1/2" x 5 1/2" sight, 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" framed). Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artists' Bluebook): James Vance Miller was born in Princeton, West Virginia. A love of nature and a gift of paints in 1944 led him to a passion for plein air painting which eventually became his full time work. He considered his paintings done in the Jefferson National Forest outside Blacksburg, Virginia, to be some of his finest work, especially a two mile stretch of Little Stoney Creek. He exhibited at various galleries throughout the South including at the Fine Arts Museum of Western Virginia, and was Artist in Residence for The Greenbrier Hotel in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Condition: Both paintings in excellent condition. Whitewashed frame has some losses to paint up to 2"L. CONDITION: Both paintings in excellent condition. Whitewashed frame has some losses to paint up to 2"L.