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Jon Blanchette
Basking in the Sun - Mid Century Modern Multicolor Female Figurative

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Multi-colored figurative oil painting of a woman in bikini bathing in the California sun by listed California artist Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987). The colorful background is made up of bright blue, green, and pink swirling together vibrantly. Signed "Jon Blanchette" lower left. Unframed. Image size: 20" X 24". Blanchette was born in Somerset, England and moved to Battle Creek, Michigan in 1918. Blanchette later studied at the Pittsburgh Art Institute. In 1932, Blanchette and his wife moved to Los Angeles where he painted, did architectural design and stage sets for Fox Studios. In 1948 he settled in Aptos, California where he painted fine art and taught privately.
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