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In the Morning Light, (painting)

Painter:
Mitchell, Alfred R. 1888-1972
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Irvine Museum 18881 Von Karman Avenue Irvine California 92612
Date:
1931
Notes:
Gerdts, William H., "All Things Bright and Beautiful: California Impressionist Paintings from the Irvine Museum," Irvine, CA: The Irvine Museum, 1998, pg. 73.
Stern, Jean, "Masters of Light: Plein-Air Painting in California, 1890-1930," Irvine, CA: Irvine Museum, 2002, pg. 136.
Summary:
Early morning coastal scene depicting a sunny beach lined with steep cliffs that cast long shadows across the sand and three beached rowboats, painted red, blue, and white in the foreground. In the background, a slight fog hovers over a bright blue sea with gentle waves rolling onto shore.
Topic:
Landscape--California
Landscape--Coast
Landscape--Beach
Landscape--Time--Morning
Architecture--Boat--Rowboat
Control number:
IAP 68080132
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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