Rex Brandt, American, 1914 - 2000
Transparent watercolor over graphite indications on wove paper
Image: 13 3/4 × 20 5/8 in. (34.9 × 52.4 cm)
Sheet: 15 3/8 × 22 1/4 in. (39.1 × 56.5 cm)
Frame: 22 × 28 3/4 in. (55.9 × 73 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Philip H. Greene, in memory of his wife and co-collector, Marjorie B. Greene
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed, lower right: REX BRANDT; initialed, lower right margin: RB8; inscribed, on reverse, in artist's hand (?): painted Laguna Beach, Calif.-August 1936 "California Coast" / Catalogue of 2ndAnnual Watercolor Show-Oakland Art Gallery 1936
Adventures in Aquarelle: The California Style in Review, 1930's-1980s, Cunningham Art Gallery, Bakersfield, CA, Sept. 7-Oct. 26, 1989. Brochure by Philip H. Greene and the Cunningham Art Gallery, printed by Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation, 1989.
American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.
American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.
California Style: 1930s and 40s, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, August 21-Sept. 28, 1997; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, Dec. 13, 1997-March 22, 1998; Ventura Museum of History and Art, Ventura, CA, April 3-June 14, 1998. Catalogue by Sebastopol Center for the Arts and curator David Stary-Sheets, Sebastopol, CA: Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 1997, ill. in color, p. 16, fig. 35.
Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11, 2008-January 4, 2009.
Fourth Annual Exhibition: Water Colors, Pastels, Drawings, and Prints, Oakland Art Gallery, Municipal Auditorium, Oakland, CA, Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 1936, no. 28.
Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 146, no. 118.
Barbara J. MacAdam, Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930-1960, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, p. 40, no. 4.
Catalina E. Gorla, Coastline to Skyline: The Vitality of the "California Style", The Collegiate Journal of Art, Spring 2008, Volume IV, 2008, pp. 124-125, ill. p. 124.
Paul J. Karlstrom, The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, American Art Review, Volume XX, Number 6, Leawood, Kansas: American Arts Media, Inc., November-December, 2008, ill. p. 125.
Poulsen Galleries, Pasadena, California; sold to Philip H. Greene (1925-2014), August 17 1996; given to present collection, 2007.
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