Fine impressionistic oil painting on artist board depicting the town of Nantucket circa 1930, signed in lower right Frank Swift Chase. Size: 12 x 16 inches, framed 16 x 20. Chase (1886-1958) was a California painter but was known as the Dean of Nantucket artists. He discovered Nantucket in 1920 and spent most summers there teaching art and painting until his death. A similar scene to this work is housed at the Nantucket Historical Association and another one is included on page 82 of PICTURING NANTUCKET book.
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