Born in 1902, Pernell D Eller is an
unlisted California sign painter who painted fine art
landscapes as a side line. A picture in the local Palm
Springs, California newspaper shows him in front of his sign
business holding an oil painting that he had created.
These are a scene painting and a
portrait of the Califo0rnia racing car great Marion Joseph
"Joe" Playon (1935 - 2014). The scene painting is of him in
a race driving his Porsche 550RS. Playon was known in the
American racing circuit during the 1950's to the 1960's. He
lived in Palm Springs, California in his later years.
Pernell D Eller died in 1974.