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Original Hall Groat Sr. Oil - Listed Artist 1965

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $150 - $600

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SYRACUSE LISTED ARTIST HALL GROAT RARE 1965 IMPRESSIONIST OIL PAINTING A Special Day For sale is a gorgeous oil on panel impressionist painting by the American impressionist artist Hall Pierce Groat Sr.This painting came from a private collection in the upstate NY.It is signed by the artist. The frame has some minor handling/age wear. His paintings in the late 90s early 2000s went for $2000 – $5000 at this size depending on content.This is a rarer and more appealing subject matter for his art.It measures – Hall Groat, an American Impressionist painter, and friend of Norman Rockwell is a native of Syracuse, New York, where he studied painting, worked towards his MFA, and began a life-long career as an artist. Groat has dedicated his entire full-time professional career, spanning over forty years, to pursuing his passion with art. The Berkshire Museum was the first of several museums worldwide to acquire a major Groat work. The Museum purchased the prize winner, Megalopolis, one of the largest of Groat’s railroad paintings.The United Nations awarded Groat with the honor of having a series of paintings for their stamp reproduction. The series of ten paintings is in the permanent collections of United Nations Philatelic Museum in Geneva, Switzerland. His paintings are included in the collections of notables such as Jimmy Carter, the late Jacob Javits, Henry Kissinger, Fred Perry, Sir Michael Tippett, Christopher Keane, and the late Arthur Fiedler. Ambassadors among countless others have also invested in his work.In recent years, Groat has turned his attention to the corporate world with emphasis on banks, churches, brokerage houses, and insurance companies. Groat’s work is included in numerous corporate collections throughout the world today and in the permanent collections of the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA; The United Nations Philatelic Museum, Geneva, Switzerland; and Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. Clement Greenberg, one of the nation’s foremost art critics, once stated that Hall Groat was an artist who could make it and he was proved correct.