#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, to William B. Hurlbut. QFD Pl.22. Tweed 2003 Exhibition n.16. 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.
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