Original oil painting on canvas board in original condition by Vincent Nesbert (Russian-born American painter, 1898-1976). This painting measures 24" by 18". It is signed in his typical red signature l.r. Offered framed (or not). Provenance: from the estate of the artist, then stored for over 30 years. Vincent Nesbert is an American artist primarily known for the five murals he painted in the thirties (WPA) for the Grand Staircase of the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh. He taught and later was Dean at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. A number of portraits and nudes by this artist have been sold at auction. Nesbert is listed in all the usual databases and reference works.