Mary Jane Colter was not part of the conceptualization that Fred Harvey put on early 20th century travel to the American southwest, however her work was easily recognized and as early as the 1920s critics were writing, “Colter’s work is a vigorous modern statement, far ahead of the times.”
G. H. Grant was a symphony of contradiction. He was born in California but lived in New York. He was an American educated in Europe. His schooling included the art of oil painting, but he preferred watercolor. He painted ships but served in the army. He was well known, but few today know his name.