Frank Cannas is a New Yorker, born in the Bronx in 1936. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts illustration program in 1958 and apprenticed with the Illustrators Group before joining the the Ross Art Studio in his first staff artist position. Frank spent 1967 to 1970 freelancing- producing illustrations primarily for school textbooks, book covers and children’s books, later with Philip Morris Co. Inc.’s art department. In 1992, The Artist Magazine featured Frank’s paintings with cover art and article.
In 1997 he retired from his commercial art career and has been showing in fine art in Galleries in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, Ohio and Connecticut. Recipent of twenty seven National and Regional awards.
This work an oil on canvas depicting a still life with roses in a blue vase on a reflective table top setting; green grapes and limes at the foot of the vase. Presented in a gilt frame with floral corner motifs.
Lincoln & Varnell, Antiques of Darien, gallery label on verso with artist, title. Retail price paid $1318 + tax.
Sight: 15 1/2" x 19 1/2"
Frame: 24 1/2" x 28 1/2"
Condition: very good
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