#48. Redwood Forest. 27 x 19.5, oil on cardboard. "Gilbert Munger" lower left.
The scene is a grove of Giant Sequoias (not redwoods) near Yosemite. Very similar to painting #209. Sold at Christie's London (King Street) auction of 13 Feb 1970, lot 59, for $227 to the London dealer Frank T. Sabin , who transferred it to Kennedy Galleries, New York, in Mar 1970. See painting #40 for the pre-1970 provenance. In the corporate collection of SBC Communications in Saint Louis MO since the late 1970s. IAP 61022193. QFD 34. See Kennedy Quarterly 10, 1, 1970, p. 9; and Kennedy Quarterly 15, 3, 1977, p. 170.
Image from owner's transparency.