Frank Coburn (1862-1938 Santa Ana, CA)
"The Gate to a Great City"
Oil on canvas laid to waxed canvas
Signed lower right: Frank Coburn, titled on a frame plaque affixed verso
30.25" H x 38.5" W

Provenance: sale, Bonhams, California & American Paintings and Sculpture, June 9, 2002, lot 8231.

Literature: B.J. Delaney, "Frank Coburn (1862-1938): An Early Los Angeles Painter", San Diego, 1991, p. 104, no. 67, illustrated.

Notes: The background showcases the Wrigley Building in Chicago, IL, completed in 1924.

  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure throughout. Small spots of surface grime upper left.
    Blacklight: Apparently no restoration under blacklight. Difficult to read under varnish.
    Frame: 40" H x 48" W x 2" D

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