August Gay, Oliver St., Monterey, Cal. and Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Shacks, Each Etching and each # 6/40, 4 x 5 ½, 4 ½ x 5 ½, 4 1/16 x 5
Lot 77
August Gay (American, 1890-1948) Fisherman's Wharf; Oliver Street, Monterey, California; Monterey shacks (group of three) first 4 1/2 x 5 1/4in; second and third 4 x 5in
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
August Gay (American, 1890-1948)
Fisherman's Wharf; Oliver Street, Monterey, California; Monterey shacks (group of three)
each estate-stamped, titled, numbered and inscribed '6/40 C.M.O. 96' (along lower edge)
each etching on paper
first 4 1/2 x 5 1/4in; second and third 4 x 5in
each overall: 15 x 15in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Robert H. Aichele, Sacramento, California

    EXHIBITED:
    Monterey, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Small Wonders: The Etchings of August F. Gay, January 17–April 26, 1998; traveled to Moraga, Hearst Art Gallery, June 6–September 20, 1998.

    LITERATURE:
    Monterey Museum of Art and Hearst Art Gallery, Small Wonders, The Etchings of August F. Gay, January 17 – September 20, 1998, illustrated.
    Monterey Museum of History and Art Association, Our Monterey, 1920-1940, Artist August Gay and Friends, 2005, illustrated.

    Robert Aichele comments: "August Gay is the only artist in this group who did any graphic work. These prints offer a glimpse of life during those early days in the Monterey area."
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