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Louis Oscar Griffith (American/Texas/Indiana, 1875-1956) oil on canvas, laid on board, landscape painting depicting two trees in a scrubby landscape, possibly Texas Hill Country. Signed L.O. Griffith lower left. Molded giltwood frame. 17 1/2" H x 23 1/2" sight, 24 1/2"H x 30 1/2"W. Biography: Although born in Indiana, painter and printmaker L.O. Griffith spent most of his youth in Texas and later returned there to study with Frank Reaugh and to do a series of landscapes (mostly etchings). He is believed to have studied the St. Louis School of Fine Arts and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in Paris and Brittany; and the National Academy of Design. Griffith settled in Nashville, Indiana, but painted landscapes in a variety of locations including New Orleans. He was awarded the 1921 Gold Medal at the Palette and Chisel Club, the 1925 Daughters of Indiana Typical Indiana Scene Prize at the Hoosier Salon, and First Prize at the 1929 Texas Wild Flower Competition, San Antonio Art League at Witte Memorial Museum, and numerous other awards for his etchings. The Collection of Sylvia Roberts, Nashville, TN. Condition: Some scattered craquelure upper left quadrant, sky area, overall excellent condition.