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SILAS DUSTIN (American 1855-1940)
Summer Landscape
Oil on canvas
25in. x 30in.
Signed lower left
Inscribed on the back of the frame (upper right): Silas S. Dustin / b. Richfield, Ohio / Pupil of Wm. M. Chase / Represented in Seattle Art Museum

A California painter renowned for his landscapes, Silas Dustin studied with William Merritt Chase in New York and became curator of the National Academy of Design. In 1922 he moved to Los Angeles, where he established a studio and served as curator of the Biltmore Salon.

Provenance: David Dike, Dallas, TX
acquired from the above by the present owner

Condition Report*:

Very good condition; canvas has been reinforced with lining and restretched over new stretcher; some craquelure in sky, consistent with age; some retouching in lower right and upper left.

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May, 2006
3rd-4th Wednesday-Thursday
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