Grant was a "colored artist" and a resident of Los Angeles in 1891-94. During this time he painted an 8'x12' oil of the Glen Ivy Hotel and surroundings in Coldwater Canyon of Riverside. A photograph was made of the painting by local photographer S. Tressler.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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