(1899 - 1993)
Grif Teller was active/lived in New Jersey. Grif Teller is known for illustration-calendar, landscape.
Photo courtesy of Ken Murry
Biography Grif Teller
The following biography is based on information provided by F Gregory Overmeyer:
Grif Teller was most widely known for painting a long series of calendar art for the Pennsylvania Railroad, once the largest and most influential transportation company in the United States. For more than 30 years, Grif captured on canvas the spirit and soul of the Pennsylvania, working each year to produce a single oil painting to represent the giant carrier that employed hundreds of thousands of people and whose rails stretched into 14 states.
The paintings enjoyed wide exposure as the center pieces of the railroad's annual wall calendar -- more than 300,000 copies of each years edition were printed and distributed to customers, shippers and fr
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