Description: THOMAS HILL
"Palm Valley," c. 1886-87
oil on paper laid down on museum board, signed lower left "T. Hill"
19 3/4 x 13 inches
Provenance: Estate of Otha Donner Wearin (1903-1990), US Congressman from Iowa;
Daughters of Otha Donner Wearin (by bequest); Adamson-Duvannes Galleries, Los Angeles, California; Braarud Fine Art, La Conner, Washington; Private Collection; Mercer Island, Washington; Private Collection, Seattle, Washington.
Literature: "Picturesque California," John Muir, ed. (New York and San Francisco, J. Dewing Company,1888.). vol. 1, opposite page 176, full page with cover tissue: Photogravure / Palm Valley/ (On the border of San Diego County) / From Painting by Thomas Hill. "Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914," Smithsonian American Art Museum.
tags: works on paper, 19th century, Western, Hudson River School, Native American, California
Condition: Canvas: Not Applicable
Condition: Very Good
Restoration: Very Minor/Minor
Very minor scattered restoration in the sky, small areas of foxing in the trees
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