The twisted ledge signed 'Paul Dougherty' (lower right) and signed and titled 'The Twisted Ledge / Paul Dougherty' (on the backing board) oil on canvas stretched over board 34 x 36in overall: 42 x 44in
PROVENANCE: With George Stern Fine Arts, Encino, California
EXHIBITED: Athens, Georgia, Atlanta Committee of the Olympic Games Cultural Olympiad, California Impressionists, July 6, 1996 - January 31, 1998, traveling exhibition. Irvine, California, The Irvine Museum, Masters of Light, September 25, 2002 - January 2004, traveling exhibition. San Francisco, California, Bohemian Club, Kindred Spirits of Bohemia: Paintings of Early California by Artist of the Bohemian Club, January 12 - March 24, 2006. Irvine, California, The Irvine Museum, All Things Bright and Beautiful, 2008-2009, traveling exhibition.
LITERATURE: Susan Landauer, California Impressionists, The Irvine Museum, 1996, p. 72, illustrated. William H. Gerdts and Jean Stern, All Things Bright & Beautiful, The Irvine Museum, 1998, p. 146, illustrated. William H. Gerdts and Jean Stern, Masters of Light, Plein-Air Painting in California 1890-1930, The Irvine Museum, 2002, p. 102, illustrated p. 103.