Hy Hintermeister (1897-1972)
"Be Patient, Gramps!" (First Aid)
signed 'Hy. Hintermeister./©' (lower right)–inscribed and dated '©/Louis F. Dow 44' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm.)
Painted in 1944.
Illustration House, New York.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 1985.
N. Tomko, Bel Air, California.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 2009.
Charles E. Sigety, Pipersville, Pennsylvania.
Sale: Millea Bros., Boonton, New Jersey, 21 November 2019, lot 1170, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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The present painting was reproduced for a Louis F. Dow Company calendar and is part of the artist's renowned "Gramps" series, which features the character Gramps in various predicaments with his grandson.
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