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Muriel Backman
'Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey', Modernist California Artist, Crocker Art Museum

1955

$2,750

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Signed lower right, "M. Backman" for Muriel Backman (American, 1902-1996), titled verso and dated 1955. A vibrant Modernist work by this notable California woman artist who exhibited widely and with success from the 1930's through the 1950's, including at the Crocker Art Museum, the Kingsley Art Club, the Berkeley YWCA and the Santa Cruz Art League. Muriel Backman is well-listed in relevant art reference works and her work is held in public and private collections including the permanent collection of the San Francisco Public Library. Bibliography: "Santa Cruz Art League Statewide Art Exhibition Index, First through Twenty-seventh, 1928-1957 (Publications in California Art, No. 12)" Nancy Dustin Moure.

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