Manuel Valencia

1856-1935, Sacramento, CA

"The Cemetery, Mission San Luis Rey"

Oil on canvas laid to waxed canvas
Signed lower left: 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.
    Irvine, CA, The Irvine Museum, "California: This Golden Land of Promise," January 24-May21, 2015.
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Tiny pinholes scattered along the left and upper edges. Stretcher bar creases along the left, right and upper edges. A tiny fleck of paint loss upper center. Isolated areas of fine craquelure scattered throughout. A 3" x 1", "L"-shaped visible repair right center. A small scrap of paper adhered to the varnish in the lower left corner.

    Blacklight: The aforementioned repair is visible under blacklight, as well as a dime-sized spot lower left. Difficult to read under varnish.

    Frame: 37.5" H x 27.5" W x 2.25" D

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