Petaluma River

NBI ID1102.I
TitlePetaluma River
Dimensions4 x 6 7/8
Signatureinscribed "Petaluma River" and signed with an "X", lower right
Current OwnerPrivate Collection
URL of Owner
Dateca. 1869-72
ProvenanceArtist; by inheritance to his wife, Cora Rebecca Bailey Blakelock [d. 1950]; by inheritance to her son, Allen O. Blakelock; by gift to his son, David [d.1976] and daughter-in-law, Susielies Blakelock
Published"Ralph Albert Blakelock N.A. 1847-1919: Drawings", Vose Galleries, Boston, MA, from April 15, 1991 exhibition catalog, p. 3
Exhibited"Ralph Albert Blakelock N.A., 1847-1919," Vose, Boston, 1982
Subject DescriptionOne of various drawings sketched by the artist during his two trips to the west coast in his early years. The drawings were cut from a large sketch book and distributed among his wife and children. The original book contained six to eight drawings per page and, usually, only the bottom right drawing was signed.
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