Edward T. Grigware (American, 1889-1960) oil on canvas depicting a path or road entering a hilly landscape. Tall group of trees in center of foreground with fields and hills rising in the background, along with a village and church steeple visible through an opening, left of the central trees. Signed lower left and housed in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 35 3/4" H x 33 5/8" W. Framed 40 1/8" H x 37 3/4" W. Biography: Grigware grew up in Spokane, Washington, and moved to Chicago around 1911, where he became interested in advertising and commercial art. He painted naval subject matter during his time with the U.S. Navy in the 1930s and 40s, before moving from Chicago to Cody, Wyoming. He lived out the rest of his life there, painting the Western landscape. CONDITION: Painting in good condition with moderate craquelure overall. No evidence of retouching or relining when examined with black light. Minor abrasions and wear to frame.
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