1 of 7 images

James Emery Greer
Renewal - Grizzly Peak San Juans (Colorado)

mid-20th century

About

Framed dimensions measure 30 ½ x 43 x 2 inches; image dimensions measure 24 x 36 inches. James Emery Greer was born and educated in New England. The majority of his pieces are of landscape subject matter, especially the grandeur of mountains and the streams rushing through. Before relocating to Colorado, Greer worked as minister in Massachusetts. Once in Colorado he became the director of graphics and publications for National Jewish Hospital. In 1971 he was interviewed for an article in the Colorado newspaper Rocky Mountain News in which he said "I was always drawing and sketching," he recalled, "but I never thought to do anything with it. It was a chance invitation to the Boston Business and Professional Art Club that triggered the painting." Greer had an interesting technique of working on his paintings from top to bottom. He has a mural of Wilson Peak behind the teller’s desk of the Colorado State Bank located at 1600 Broadway in Denver. He continued to paint over the course of forty years and created a body of work that rivals his contemporaries. Greer’s paintings are in the permanent collections of the University of Indiana and Boston University as well as many private collections. © David Cook Galleries

Details

  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 30.5 in. x W 43 in. x D 2 in.

    H 77.47 cm x W 109.22 cm x D 5.08 cm

  • Gallery location
    Denver, CO
  • Reference number
    LU2732660381
  • Seller reference number
    DCG 22296

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2013
Typical response time: 10 hrs
Located in Denver, CO
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Summer - San Juans (Colorado)
James Emery Greer
Oil, Canvas
Landscape Painting of the San Juan mountains in Southern Colorado. Oil on canvas. Presented in a vintage frame, outer dimensions measure 27 ½ x 34 ½ x 1 ½ inches. Image size is 23 ½...
Untitled (Colorado Mountains)
James Emery Greer
Oil, Canvas
Framed dimensions measure 32 ¼ x 38 ¼ x 1 ¾ inches; image dimensions measure 24 x 30 inches. James Emery Greer was born and educated in New England. The majority of his pieces are ...
Fall at Glenwood Springs (Colorado)
Alfred Wands
Oil, Canvas
Framed dimensions measure 30 ½ x 35 ½ x 2 inches. Image size is 25 ¼ x 29 ¾ inches. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Alfred Wands graduated from the Cleveland School of Art with honors. Fo...
Untitled (Landscape)
Ernest Lawson
Oil, Board
Housed in a custom hand-carved gold leaf frame, outer dimensions measure 11 ½ x 12 ¼ x 1 ½ inches. Image size is 5 ½ x 6 ½ inches. Ernest Lawson (1873 San Francisco, CA-1939 Miami...
You May Also Like
Gathering Blossoms
Louise Noack Gray
Canvas, Oil
Gorgeous oil painting of girl gathering apple blossoms by California artist Louise Noack Gray (American, 1909-2000), 1986. Signed and dated lower left and on verso. Presented in rust...
Aptos Village Apple Shed and Market 1961
Jon Blanchette
Canvas, Oil, Cardboard
Aptos Village Apple Shed and Market in Aptos by listed California artist Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987). Blanchette was born in Somerset, England and moved to Battle Creek, Mic...
Night Caller, California Adobe
Alfred Farnsworth
Cardboard, Oil
Serene painting of returning from a hunting outing at the rear door of a California Adobe at night by Alfred Farnsworth (1858 - 1908) . Signed "A. Farnsworth" lower right....
Fishermen at the Dock Monterey
Unknown
Masonite, Oil
Three fishermen working on a sunny day at the dock; a rich Impressionist painting. Unsigned. Presented in a rustic giltwood frame. Image, 18"H x 24"W.
Desert Rider, Arizona
Mike Wright
Canvas, Oil
Wonderful, vibrant desert landscape by Mike Wright (American, b. 1959.), 2016. Signed lower right corner. Unframed. Image size: 30"H x 48"W. Mike Wright, born in 1959 in ...
Two Girls on the Beach
Gladys Hart
Canvas, Oil
"Two Girls on the Beach" by Santa Cruz, California artist Gladys Hart (American, 1933-2017). Signed "Hart" lower right. Titled, signed and dated on verso. Presented in a rustic giltw...
Sackett's Calvary Charge of the 9th New York Vo...
American School (19)
Canvas, Oil
Late 19th century painting of the battle of Trevilians Station and of the wounding of Colonel Sackett June 11, 1864. Oil on canvas in giltwood frame. Signed or notated indistinctly ...
Indian Camp
Helen Adelia Jordan
Canvas, Oil, Cardboard
Peaceful oil painting of an Indian Camp at dusk by Helen Adelia Jordan. Signed "H. Jordan" lower left. Displayed in a painted and giltwood frame. Image, 11.5"H x 8.5&q...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries