JOHN M. GAMBLE
1863 - 1957
WILD BUCKWHEAT AND TURKISH RUGGING
signed John M. Gamble (lower left); also inscribed, titled and signed again Summer Wild Flowers,/Ojai Valley/(Wild Buckwheat and Turkish Rugging)/Santa Barbara/Cal (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
24 by 36 inches
(61 by 91.4 cm)
Painted in 1929.
The canvas is unlined, there is minor frame abrasion at edges and there is a stretcher bar mark visible at upper edge. The work was recently cleaned and varnished. Under UV: there is one small spot of inpainting in the mountains at center right.
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Private collection, Santa Barbara, California
By descent to the present owner, circa 1999
Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, n.d.