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Ralph Ledesma
'Impressionist Landscape with Agave', Sequoia Art Group, California Plein Air

Circa 1950

$1,450

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Signed lower right, 'Ralph Ledesma' (American, 1910-1993) and painted circa 1950. An impressionist watercolor showing a view of a Southern California garden with palm trees and agave. Ralph Ledesma was born in Hawaii and moved to California as a child. During his service in World War II, Ledesma became interested in watercolors and began painting in Europe. A resident of Redwood City, Lesdesma taught both at Sequoia High School and independently, including to Gladys Fies, SWA. During that time, he founded the Sequoia Art Group (1963) and exhibited with success. Ralph Ledesma is credited as one of the founders of the Redwood City art community and his work can be found in the city's collection. His work can be found in both private and public collections including in the permanent collection of the Frye Museum. Reference: Artists in California 1786-1940, Third Edition, Edan Milton Hughes: Crocker Art Museum, Sheridan Books 2002, Vol. 2, p. 669; et al.

Details

  • Creator
    Ralph Ledesma (1910 - 1993)
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1950
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.75 in. (40.01 cm)Width: 11.75 in. (29.85 cm)Depth: .13 in. (3.31 mm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Paper laid board. Minor marks, minor toning; unframed.
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3446802712

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