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John O'Shea
Big Sur Coast "Coastal Scene" 1920s John O'Shea and Friends Show 1993

1929

$11,500

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Watercolor of Carmel seascape by John O'Shea (1876-1956). Circa 1940s. Signed lower left corner. Exhibition label on verso. This piece is listed (not pictured) in the 1993 exhibition catalog, "John O'Shea and Friends" and will be included gratis in purchase of piece. A note about the catalog: there is a typo in the cataloge which states the size of the piece is 16" x 20", that is incorrect). Image, 18.50"L x 24"W. Displayed in custom giltwood frame. Provenance: John O'Shea estate; Gerry Byrne Collection; Steven Hawk Gallery Collection; Robert Azensky Fine Art Collection. John O’Shea was born in Ireland and immigrated to New York at the age of 16 where he studied at the Adelphi Academy and the Art Students League. O’Shea moved to the Monterey Peninsula circa 1917 where he was busy in the local art community, serving as the President of the Carmel Art Association. O'Shea was a versatile artist painting in oil, watercolor and charcoal, his bold, vibrant paintings of figures, landscapes, fantasies and portraits were very avant-garde. O’Shea is remembered for his wide travels in search of subject matter. He painted Hawaii, Tahiti, Mexico and the Southwest as well as the Carmel-Monterey area. Image, 18.50"L x 24"W. Displayed in giltwood frame.

Details

  • Creator
    John O'Shea
  • Creation Year
    1929
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31 in. (78.74 cm)Width: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RS2991stDibs: LU5426758592

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About John O'Shea (Artist)

John O'Shea was born in Ireland and immigrated to New York at the age of 16, where he studied at the Adelphi Academy and the Art Students League. O’Shea moved to the Monterey Peninsula circa 1917, where he was busy in the local art community, serving as the President of the Carmel Art Association. O'Shea was a versatile artist, painting in oil, watercolor and charcoal; his bold, vibrant paintings of figures, landscapes, fantasies and portraits were avant-garde. O’Shea is remembered for his wide travels in search of subject matter. He painted Hawaii, Tahiti, Mexico and the Southwest as well as the Carmel-Monterey area.

(Biography provided by Robert Azensky Fine Art)

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