William Wendt ANA

1865-1946 Laguna Beach, CA

"This is My Own, My Native Land," 1932

Oil on canvas laid to canvas
Signed and dated lower left: William Wendt, signed again and inscribed verso: Laguna Beach, Cal. / "G.G.I.E.," titled on an exhibition label affixed to the backing board
40" H x 50" W

  • Provenance: Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Exhibited: Chicago, IL, The Art Institure of Chicago, "45th Annual Exhibition of American Paintings & Sculpture," October 27, 1931 - January 2, 1932.
    San Diego, CA, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, "The Seventh Annual Exhibition of Southern California Art," June 2 - September 4, 1933, no. 86.
    Cincinatti, OH, Cincinatti Art Museum, "49th Annual," March 1945, no. 108.
    Laguna Beach, CA, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, "William Wendt Retrospective," February 1977
  • Literature: J. Walker, "Documents on the Life and Art of William Wendt 1865-1946," Big Pine, CA, 1992, p. 193, no. 710.
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Craquelure throughout.
    Blacklight: Small spots of touch-up scattered throughout. Touch-up scattered along the right and upper edges. Scattered crack-fill left center. Certain pigments in the sky fluoresce under blacklight but these appear to be in the hand of the artist.
    Frame: 45.25" H x 55.25" W x 3" D

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