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#63. Glimpse of the Pacific.   24 x 42, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger 1870" lower left; "Glimpse of the Pacific, Gilbert Munger" reverse. Similar to painting #105. Shows Ocean Beach just south of the Cliff House in San Francisco. This painting was reviewed in Alta California on 5 June1870. Sold for $17000 + 10% at F.O. Bailey Antiquarians, Portland ME, auction of 3 Jun 1994 to Peter Clarke of Newburyport MA. From Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, in 1999 to a private collection. Via North Point Gallery in Berkeley CA in 2018, sold to William B. Hurlbut. QFD 22. See Vose Art Notes 4, Winter 1995, Vose Galleries, Boston, p. 32; and "Luminist Paintings in California," by Harrison, in The Magazine Antiques, CLX, 5, (Nov 2001), p.670-679. Image from Montgomery Gallery transparency.

© Michael D. Schroeder   28 June 2018