Diehl, Arthur (American) -" River landscape with hills " oil on canvas
Artist: Arthur Vidal Diehl (1870 - 1929)
Work and size: "River landscape with hills". Oil on canvas , h. 8 w. 10 in. ,overall: 12 x 14 in. ,signed lower right, framed
Artist bio: Arthur Vidal Diehl (1870 - 1929) was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York / England. Arthur Diehl is known for Sand dune landscape, beach and marine painting.
Best known for his sand dune and harbor scenes of Cape Cod, Arthur Diehl was born in England and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1899. He came to America in the 1890s and became so associated with Cape Cod that Fox Movietone in 1921 made a short movie of him painting at Provincetown.
He also had studies in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; Boston, Worcester, and Truro, Massachusetts; and St. Augustine, Florida. He worked rapidly, often finishing his paintings as he talked to prospective buyers. He was also a talented singer and piano player.