Grace Carpenter Hudson

1865-1937 Ukiah, CA

"The Quail Hunter"

Oil on canvas laid to canvas laid to board backed by canvas
Signed lower left: G. Hudson
27.5" H x 19.5" W

  • Provenance: Willits J. Hole, Los Angeles, CA
    Agnes M. Rindge (Hole), Riverside, CA
    Ramona Rindge Williamson, Riverside, CA
    Thence by descent to the present owner
  • Literature: Searles R. Boynton D.D.S., "The Painter Lady: Grace Carpenter Hudson", Sun House Guild, Ukiah, 1978, pp. 45-46, illustrated.
  • Notes: This painting depicts Thomas Mitchell, a Pomo Indian and lifelong friend of Grace Carpenter Hudson. According to Boynton's narrative, the painting "The Quail Hunter" introduced Thomas Mitchell to the Hudson gallery. Like many of her other subjects, a lifetime friendship developed between the artist and the Mitchells. Tom, his wives, his children and even his grandchildren became the subjects for more than 100 other Hudson paintings, easily the most numerous representation of any Indian family
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition.
    Blacklight: Touch-up scattered throughout. The largest a 1.5" x 3.5" scattered area lower left center and a 1" x 1" "L"-shaped spot right center.
    Frame: 34" H x 26.25" W x 4.25" D

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