Lot 28: Alfred James Dewey (1874-1958 Sierra Madre, CA)
October 25, 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: ''Laguna Beach'', figures at the beach, possibly Fish Canyon, signed lower left: Alfred J. Dewey, titled and dated on paper affixed to the backing paper: 1935, oil on canvas laid to board, 24'' H x 28'' W, est: $3000/5000.
Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Minor frame abrasion along the four edges. Drips of surface grime lower left. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.
Provenance: Estate of the artist; by descent in the artist's family to the present owner, Private Collection, Santa Paula, CA
Dimensions: 24'' H x 28'' W
Artist or Maker: Alfred James Dewey (1874-1958 Sierra Madre, CA)
Medium: oil on canvas laid to board