Meta Gehring Cressey

1882-1964, Los Angeles, CA

Oriental lady

Oil on canvas laid to canvas
Originally signed and initialed verso before relining: Meta Cressey / MC (see attached photo), titled on a gallery label affixed to the backing board
24" H x 20" W

  • Provenance: Michael Johnson Fine Arts, Fallbrook, CA
  • Exhibited: Newport Beach, CA, Orange County Museum of Art, "Circles of Influence: Impressionism to Modernism in Southern California Art, 1910-1930," June 3-September 3, 2000.
  • Notes: A photo affixed to the backing board shows the original signature before the relining process.
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Isolated areas of stable fine craquelure scattered throughout. A 6" ridge in the canvas upper right.

    Blacklight: A 6" line of touch-up upper right. A 6" scattered line of touch-up lower center. Difficult to read under varnish.

    Frame: 32.75" H x 29" W x 1.75" D

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