The painting measures 10" X 15" unframed, framed 12" X 17". A custom made frame has recently been added. The painting was cleaned and varnished several years. There is a small spot of paint missing over the grouping of trees near the center.Stuart, at the age of eight, in 1860, traveled with his parents to California via the Isthmus of Panama. The family settled on a 200 acre ranch up the Sacramento River. He attended the public school nearby in Rio Vista. Stuart began to paint in 1860 and received some lessons with the local artist David h. From 1873 to 1878 he started a five year study at the San Francisco School of Design as a pupil of Virgil Williams, R. Stuart established a studio in Portland, OR (1881) and five years later, in 1886 , he went to New York and opened a studio there. In 1891 Stuart established a studio in Chicago where he was based for 20 years. By the turn of the century Stuart was famous and highly successful, having achieved international recognition for his landscapes of the West Coast and New England.
He was a prolific artists painting more than 5,000 paintings mostly of landscapes. Stuart had a unique habit of listing on the back of his paintings the price, number, date and geographical location. He was a proficient portraitist as well.
In 1912 and established a studio on Union Square. He remained in this city until his death in 1941.His works are in the White House and many public and private collections. Thank you for your interest. Peter Hastings Falk, Who Was Who in American Art, 1985. Carr, Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters Sculptors and Engravers, 1965. Daniel Trowbridge Mallett, Mallett's Index of Artists, 1948. Doris Ostrander Dawdy, Artists of the American West, 1974. The Kahn Collection of Nineteenth Century Paintings by Artists in California, 1975.
The item "1932 Oil on Wood Panel, Titled Sacramento Valley, Cal by James Everett Stuart" is in sale since Friday, July 13, 2012. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "lggrandmom" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Jamaica, Panama, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, China, Thailand, Switzerland, Brazil, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay, Chile, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Sri lanka, Philippines.: Signed