Giles creek scene

 

 

Landscape with Rushing Creek

Horace P. Giles (1850-1930s)
American
Signed, dated 1910
Oil on Canvas, 9 x 11¼ inches

$950


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Horace P. Giles was born in Mississippi in December 1850. He had a studio in Boston from 1873-1910 except in 1876 when he was in San Francisco working as a fresco painter. He was a crayon portraitist, muralist, and scenic painter of backgrounds.  His portrait of Nathaniel Smith Folsom (1806-1890) hangs in the collection at Dartmouth College.

He was living in Merrimac, Massachusetts in 1920 and 1930. He is believed to have died there in the 1930s. His rare works include frescoes, portraits, and landscapes.

Exhibited: Boston Art Club, 1892-1905.

Listed:  “Who was Who in American Art” by Peter Falk, Sound View Press, 1985

Works held: Dartmouth College

 

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