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#26. Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo.14 x 20, oil on paper on canvas. "Gilbert Munger" lower left. This view is looking east from the Pacific Ocean shore to the back of the mission in Carmel CA. A newspaper article from the San Francisco Bulletin on 22 March 1873 describes Munger sketches of this scene. From Clarence King through his family to Veerhoff Galleries, Washington DC. From there in 1974 to the Arthur J. Phelan collection, Chevy Chase MD; then in 2018 via his son Arthur to a northern California collection. IAP 98780015. QFD Pl.24. Tweed 2003 Exhibition n.17. Appears in "Gilbert Munger: On the Trail" by Cummings, in Bulletin 1982, 10, Benton Museum of Art, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, p.16; and included in Beyond the Mississippi, an exhibition of the Washington DC Federal Reserve, 26 January through 1 May 1998. Image from owner's slide.
© Michael D. Schroeder 1 Sep 1999; Updated 7 Feb 2023.