Mary DeNeale Morgan (1868-1948)

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Mary DeNeale Morgan -
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"Last California Farm Houses" - Santa Cruz
12" x 12"
Oil on canvasboard
Signed L. R.
Signed lower right
Titled and signed on reverse

In 1928 ‘Scribner’s Magazine’ named her as one of the nation’s foremost women artists…

She died in Carmel having left a great legacy to California art as a teacher, organizer, and painter. Working in pastel, tempera, oil, and watercolor, she painted sand dunes, wharf scenes, adobes, landscapes, and the wind-swept cypresses of the Monterey Peninsula.

The artist’s sense of color is a joy. She is not afraid of her
brush, and her paintings show the Carmel coastline as it is.