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    Anni Von Westrum Baldaugh (American, 1881-1953)
    View of Arroyo Seco Bridge, Pasadena
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
    Signed lower right: Anni Baldaugh

    In celebration of Women's History Month

    Born in Holland, Baldaugh studied art in the Netherlands, Vienna, Munich and Paris before moving to the US in the 1910s. By 1922 she was living in Los Angeles where she received a gold medal for her artwork from rhw museum. She supported herself with portrait commissions and exhibited in California as well as Chicago, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Baldaugh married in 1924 and by 1929 she had moved to San Diego where she had her first solo exhibition at Beatrice de Lack Krombach's Little Gallery which showed many prominent California artists. The exhibition included 70 of her works in a variety of media (October 1929 - January 1930). Influenced by the Impressionist and Fauvist movements, Baldaugh painted mainly portraits in vivid colors, however, she also produced plein air landscapes that successfully capture the sunshine and shadow of Southern California. Her broken brushwork in the present scene painted outdoors in Pasadena creates a sense of atmosphere and energy that is difficult to create inside a studio. The San Diego Museum of Art has several of her works in their collection.


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    March, 2019
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