Nathaniel Benchley (1915-1981) Oil on Canvas "Geranium Hanging Basket", signed and dated lower right N. Benchley '67
Overall 12 ½ in. x 16 ½ in.
A painter (and writer) from a family of writers, Benchley lived on Baxter Avenue, Siasconset. He wrote "The Off-Islanders" (filmed as "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming") and many young-adult books. He was the son of writer and humorist Robert Benchley and the father of "Jaws" author Peter Benchley. Benchley showed at the Lobster Pot Gallery as well as at AAN.
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