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Lester Gillette (KS,MA,OH,1855-1940) oil painting antique
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ARTIST: Lester A Gillette (Kansas, Massachusetts, Ohio, 1855 - 1940)
NAME: Landscape - A Bit of New Mexico Color (titled on verso)
YEAR: 1925
MEDIUM: oil on board
CONDITION: Normal wear along edges. Very minor craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light.
SIGHT SIZE: 16 x 20 inches / 40 x 50 cm
FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available)
SIGNATURE: lower left
CATEGORY: antique vintage painting
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SKU#: 121927
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BIOGRAPHY:
Lester Alphonso Gillette was born in Columbus, Ohio on October 5th, 1855. Little is known of his earliest years. He married Ida S. Carlson in Galesburg, Illinois in 1876, after which the couple moved to San Francisco, California. Gillette studied painting in his spare time for four years at the California School of Design then continued training under Thomas Hill and Virgil Williams in San Francisco. He also studied with Birge Harrison in Woodstock, New York, Mitchell Jacobs in New York City, George Elmer Browne in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and John F. Carlson in Colorado Springs. He also was a student at the Art Institute of Chicago and a pupil of William Merritt Chase. Gillette lived in Riley, Kansas before moving to Topeka, Kansas in 1900. He was a partner with C.C.Nicholson in a coal and lumber business in Topeka. He retired in 1920 to devote all his time to painting. He worked mainly in Colorado, New Mexico, Florida, and along the New England Coast.
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Lester Gillette (KS,MA,OH,1855-1940) oil painting antique

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0590: Lester Gillette (KS,MA,OH,1855-1940) oil painting antique
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Est. $525 - $650Starting Price $260
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ARTIST: Lester A Gillette (Kansas, Massachusetts, Ohio, 1855 - 1940)
NAME: Landscape - A Bit of New Mexico Color (titled on verso)
YEAR: 1925
MEDIUM: oil on board
CONDITION: Normal wear along edges. Very minor craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light.
SIGHT SIZE: 16 x 20 inches / 40 x 50 cm
FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available)
SIGNATURE: lower left
CATEGORY: antique vintage painting
AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US
SKU#: 121927
US Shipping $60 + insurance.

BIOGRAPHY:
Lester Alphonso Gillette was born in Columbus, Ohio on October 5th, 1855. Little is known of his earliest years. He married Ida S. Carlson in Galesburg, Illinois in 1876, after which the couple moved to San Francisco, California. Gillette studied painting in his spare time for four years at the California School of Design then continued training under Thomas Hill and Virgil Williams in San Francisco. He also studied with Birge Harrison in Woodstock, New York, Mitchell Jacobs in New York City, George Elmer Browne in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and John F. Carlson in Colorado Springs. He also was a student at the Art Institute of Chicago and a pupil of William Merritt Chase. Gillette lived in Riley, Kansas before moving to Topeka, Kansas in 1900. He was a partner with C.C.Nicholson in a coal and lumber business in Topeka. He retired in 1920 to devote all his time to painting. He worked mainly in Colorado, New Mexico, Florida, and along the New England Coast.
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