Posting ID : B1007781160
Date Posted : 2012-02-29
Group : Arts Crafts
Beautiful Oil Painting by Ruth Vail $495.00
This wonderful oil on canvas painting is titled " Maine Farm " signed Ruth Vail (1906-2008), and sold form the Ruth Vail Studio, Sea Girt, NJ wich closed after the death or her daughter, Lucile. Ms. Ruth Vail Conklin died October 2, 2008 at the age of 102.
She was born in Rahway, NJ and lived for periods in Wall, NJ; Ocean Grove, NJ; Naples, MA; Philadelphia, PA and Manasquan, NJ. She was a graduate of Neptune High School and attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts; and the Art Students League, New York City. While an art student, she modeled for the late W.H.D. Koerner, Interlaken, NJ, a renowned illustrator and painter of western art. She was a professional artist for almost 75 years, painting in oil, watercolor and pastels. She traveled and painted widely throughout the United States, Mexico, the Carribean and Europe.
Ms. Vail later established the Ruth Vail Studio in Sea Girt, NJ, and was a partner with her daughter, the late Lucile Geiser, in the Naples Gallery, an antique buisness and art studio in Naples, Maine.
There is no damage to the canvas~two very minor marks on the top of the frame form storage. See photos~more photos available.
Frame: 23 5/8" long x 19 3/4" tall
Canvas: 20" long x 16" tall
Call me at 732-850-8312 C#~please pick up~I would hate to have any damage to this beautiful painting by shipping.