A Modernist ink and watercolor on Arches paper landscape showing a view of the historic Locke district in saturated shades of jade and forest green.

Signed lower right, "Muriel Backman" and titled verso. 

This notable California woman artist
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Muriel Backman
Old Locke, San Joaquin River Delta, Sacramento

Circa 1965

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A Modernist ink and watercolor on Arches paper landscape showing a view of the historic Locke district in saturated shades of jade and forest green. Signed lower right, "Muriel Backman" and titled verso. This notable California woman artist 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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  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    irregular edges, original pinholes; unframed
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 15 in. x W 22 in.H 38.1 cm x W 55.88 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3441052273
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