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#187. Along the Monterey Peninsula.

  13.5 x 23, oil on canvas, lined. "Gilbert Munger 1873" lower right. The view is looking southwest over the present site of Carmel California to Carmel Bay beyond. Point Lobos is visible at the left. Sold by A. J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, in November 2000, then again in March 2005, to a Seattle area collector. See ad in American Art Review XII, No. 5 (October 2000), p.36. Munger is recorded as painting in this area in 1873. The Overland Monthly may have been describing this painting in January 1874 when it aplauded The Bay of Monterey, by Munger, Note that painting #79, thought to be of the same region, in nearly the same size and uses a similar palette. QFD Pl.25. Tweed 2003 Exhibition n.25. Image from Kollar transparency.

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