Sam Hyde Harris (1889-1977 Los Angeles, CA)

oil on board
24'' H x 32'' W

  • Provenance: Provenance: Private Collection, San Diego, CA
  • Exhibited: Exhibited: Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena, CA, ''Who was Sam???, Sam Hyde Harris 1887-1977'', 2007, no. 07-020
  • Literature: Literature: M. St. Gaudens et al, ''Sam Hyde Harris 1889-1977: A Retrospective'', Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena, CA, 2007, p. 207, illustrated
  • Notes: Note: Multiply stamped verso and on the stretchers: I hereby certify that this is an original oil painting by Sam Hyde Harris, with two stamps signed by Mrs. Sam Hyde Harris. Also signed by Maureen St. Gaudens and stamped: I hereby certify that this is an original painting from the Estate and was painted by Sam Hyde Harris. The present work possibly depicts the Calico Mining District in Death Valley, California. A watercolor sketch of this painting is in the Harris Estate. A similar example, titled Borax Mine is illustrated in the following: Jean Stern, ''The Paintings of Sam Hyde Harris 1889-1977: A Retrospective Exhibition'', Petersen Publishing Co, Los Angeles, CA, 1980, p. 57
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight. AS-IS. ALL SALES FINAL.

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