Monday, October 19, 2015

Art from San Francisco's 1915 Panama-Pacific International Expo

One of the few images from the original show, showing the salon style of hanging which was popular at the time.

Review of the show here:

Edwin Deakin (American, b. England, 1838–1923), “Palace of Fine
Arts and the Lagoon,” ca. 1915. Oil on canvas. 32 3/8 × 48 3/8 in.
Crocker Art Museum
E. Charlton Fortune, The Four Seasons),” ca. 1915. Oil on canvas. 16 1/4 × 20 in.
Moonlight (Panama Pacific International Exposition),” ca. 1915. Soft- ground etching in color. 6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Benjamin Chambers Brown (American, 1865-1942), “Art Palace, Reflections (Panama Pacific International Exposition),” ca. 1915. Soft-ground etching in color. 6 7/8x 4 7/8 in. Fine Arts Museums 
Bruce Nelson (American, 18881952), “The Summer Sea,ca. 1914. Oil on canvas. 30 × 40 in. Irvine Museum, California
Cecilia Beaux (American, 1855 1942), “Man with the Cat (Henry Sturgis Drinker),1898. Oil on canvas. 48 × 34 5/8 in. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, bequest of Henry Ward Ranger through the National Academy of Design
Edwin Austin Abbey (American, 18521911), “The Penance of Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester,1900. Oil on canvas. 49 × 85 in. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Francis McComas (America, b. Australia, 1874-1938), “Navajo
Gateway, Arizona,” 1914. Watercolor. 26 3⁄4 x 21 1/16 in. Fine Arts
Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, Skae Fund Legacy
John Singer Sargent (American, b. Italy, 18561925), “The Sketchers,1913. Oil on canvas. 22 × 28 in. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund

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