Bertha Lum: Point Lobos (SOLD)

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Artist: Bertha Lum (1869-1954)
Title: Point Lobos
Date: 1920

Lum’s undisputed masterwork, and her only view of California. Green trees and shrubs cling to the top of a rocky cliff on Point Lobos. Everything is abstracted yet at the same time representational. With beautiful woodgrain in the sky. According to Gravalos/Pulin, Lum was strongly inspired by landscape works by Hiroshige. From a limited edition of 100 prints. Gravalos notes “The tree and rocks display the beauty of their adversity to the elements.” (page 23)

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Minor scratch and two areas of thinning.
Dimensions: 42.3 x 27.5 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist
Literature: Gravalos/Pulin catalog number 55. Shown in color on page 42.
Signature: Copyright 1921 by Bertha Lum