"SKYLINE" & "A MOUNTAIN PARK" (Washington State, early 20th century) by ROSS R. GILL (American, 1887 - 1969)

"Arts & Crafts period paintings. 15 ½ x 13 ½ inches (frames), 6 ½ x 4 ½ & 6 x 5 inches (paintings), Gouache on paper, titled and signed in pencil, framed using conservation glass and matting. Unusual to find early arts and crafts paintings from Washington State.


Gill, who became a painter and a teacher, was born in Beloit, Kansas and died in Bothell, Washington where he had taken up residency. Studied: Art Institute of Chicago & Art Students League, New York. Member: Puget Sound Group Northwest Painters. Exhibited: in Washington; Idaho; Montana; Seattle Art Museum, 1935 “ 1049; Boise, Idaho, Art Group (solo);Frederick & Nelson, Little Gallery, Seattle. Specialty: landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, murals. (Ref: Falk, Who Was Who in American Art, 1564 “ 1975, 400 Years of Artists in America; Trip & Cook, Washington State Art and Artists, 1850 “ 1950; et al.


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