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#63. Glimpse of the Pacific.24 x 42, oil on canvas. "Gilbert Munger 1870" lower left; "Glimpse of the Pacific, Gilbert Munger" reverse in Munger's hand.. Similar to painting #105. Shows Ocean Beach just south of the Cliff House in San Francisco. This painting was reviewed in Alta California on 5 June 1870 and also mentioned in many other articles that year. (Search the Document Archive for the title.) Sold for $17,000 + 10% at F.O. Bailey Antiquarians, Portland ME, auction of 3 June 1994 to Peter Clarke of Newburyport MA. From Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, in 1999 to a private collection. Via North Point Gallery in Berkeley CA in 2018 to California collector William B. Hurlbut. QFD Pl.22. Tweed 2003 Exhibition n.16. See Vose Art Notes 4, Winter 1995, Vose Galleries, Boston, p.32; and "Luminist Paintings in California," by Alfred Harrison, in The Magazine Antiques, CLX, 5, (November 2001), p.670-679. Image from Montgomery Gallery transparency.
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