TITLE: The Valley in the Evening. DESCRIPTION: Beautiful low-light landscape scene, a Southern California valley in the last of evening light; houses and trees at dusk below a glowing sky. MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Oil on canvas, beautiful original carved frame.
SIGNATURE: "Perry McNeely,'23" lower right. LABELING: Labeled in pencil on the stretcher; The Valley in the Evening, by P. McNeely 507 S Hidalgo, Alhambra.... PLACE OF ORIGIN: Southern California. Excellent appearance, minor dust and dirt, some age to paint surface, several patches visible only on back.
DIMENSIONS: 20 1/4'" by 26 1/4" framed to 27 1/2" by 33 1/2". McNeely was born in Lebo, KS on Dec. McNeely was educated in St Louis and founded an advertising agency there while freelancing as an artist. Moving to Los Angeles in 1920, he became art director for Bates, Harrison & Janes Advertising Agency.
As one of the organizers of the Academy of Western Painters (1932), he exhibited there and locally. McNeely spent his leisure in the nearby deserts where he derived much of his subject matter. During his later years he worked in the art department of Douglas Aircraft. 27, 1966 in Yucca Valley, CA. Exh: Glendale, 1926 (silver medal); Pacific Southwest Expo (Long Beach), 1928; LA Co.Fair, 1929; Laguna Beach AA, 1928-29. P e n c i l p o i n t e r >. Please contact me with any questions.
The item "1923 Perry McNeely Los Angeles Landscape Nocturne California Impressionist Vtg" is in sale since Monday, October 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".
The seller is "pencilpointer" and is located in Oak View, California. This item can be shipped to United States, China, Germany, Japan, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Australia.