Manuel Valencia

1856-1935, Sacramento, CA

"Inside the Ruins of Carmel Mission"

Oil on canvas laid to waxed canvas
Signed lower right: M. Valencia, titled on exhibition labels affixed to the backing board
30" H x 20" W

  • Provenance: Estate of Dewitt McCall III, Los Alamitos, CA
  • Exhibited: Irvine, CA, The Irvine Museum, "Romance of the Bells, California Missions in Art," June 21-October 14, 1995.
    Irvine, CA, The Irvine Museum, "California, This Golden Land of Promise," November 10, 2001-February 16, 2002.
    Moraga, CA, Saint Mary's College Hearst Art Gallery, "Manuel Valencia: California's Native Son," September 9-October 15, 2006.
    Carmel, CA, Carmel Mission Basilica Jo Mora Chapel Gallery, "Carmel Mission in Art Retrospective 1786-2008," October 2007-April 2008.
    Irvine, CA, The Irvine Museum, "California, This Land of Golden Promise," January 24-May 21, 2015.
  • Literature: J. Stern, "Romance of the Bells: The California Missions in Art," Irvine, CA, Page 108, (Illustrated).
    J. I. Smith, "California: This Golden Land of Promise," Irvine, CA, 2001, p. 128, (Illustrated).
  • Condition: Visual: Small pinholes scattered along the extreme perimeter of the canvas. A line of fine craquelure running along most of the width of the upper edge. Isolated areas of fine craquelure scattered throughout.

    Blacklight: Touch-up scattered throughout. Difficult to read under varnish.

    Frame: 37.5" H x 27.5" W x 2" D

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