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  • Design Credit: Elizabeth Roberts Architec̦ture & Design, Photo Credit: Dustin Aksland. Dimensions: H 48 in. x W 42 in.
  • Design Credit: Timothy Godbold, Photo Credit: Karl Simone. Dimensions: H 48 in. x W 42 in.
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Alysanne McGaffey
"Barbara S. Poet" Bay Area Figurative Portrait in Oil, 1978

1978

$1,850

About

This 1978 oil on canvas figure painting with dark red and black entitled "Barbara S. Poet" is by Bay Area artist Alysanne McGaffey (1931-2018). Born in Seattle, McGaffey moved to San Francisco in the mid 1950s to study at SFAI with Bay Area Figurative pioneers Joan Brown, Nathan Oliveira, Jay DeFeo, Walter Kuhlman, and Manuel Neri. McGaffey also took classes at CCAC and UC Berkeley, and received an MFA in Painting from the University of San Francisco. She became involved in community arts organizations, holding offices in several, including the Coastal Arts League and Pacifica's Cultural Arts Commission. Eventually McGaffey’s gaze moved from the figure to the landscape, and she spent the last thirty years traveling the Northern California coast painting watercolor seascapes. Signed, dated, and titled on reverse.

Details

  • Creator
    Alysanne McGaffey (1931, American)
  • Creation Year
    1978
  • Dimensions
    Height: 48 in. (121.92 cm)Width: 42 in. (106.68 cm)Depth: .75 in. (1.91 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Minor vintage wear.
  • Gallery Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 132591stDibs: LU29823180483

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