Lot 76: Robert Clunie F.I.B.A. (1895-1984 Bishop, CA)
October 25, 2016
Monrovia, CA, USALive Auction
Description: ''Saginaw River'', Michigan, 1936, signed lower right: Robert Clunie, signed again, titled and inscribed verso, oil on canvas, 26'' H x 30.25'' W, est: $6000/8000. Exhibited: Third Annual Academy of Western Painters Exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA, February 1937, awarded first prize. Literature: R. Coons, ''Robert Clunie, Plein-Air Painter of the Sierra'', Coons Gallery, Bishop, CA, 1998, p. 134, illustrated. Note: The Saginaw River is 22.4 miles long and runs through a portion of central Michigan.
Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Blacklight: No evidence of restoration under blacklight.
Notes: The Saginaw River is 22.4 miles long and runs through a portion of central Michigan
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Kent Clunie; The Clunie Gallery, Bishop, CA; Private Collection, Anacortes, WA, acquired from the above in the early 1990s
Dimensions: 26'' H x 30.25'' W
Artist or Maker: Robert Clunie F.I.B.A. (1895-1984 Bishop, CA)
Medium: oil on canvas