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[photo] [Los Gatos Creek 1]
Photo credit: Courtesy of Christopher Queen Galleries, Duncans Mills, California (2006)
Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 20 x 12 in (51 x 30 cm) (also reported as 24 x 16 in)
Provenance: In collection of Edan Milton Hughes (1935–2015), San Francisco, by 1999, inventory #982. Sold 12 April 2001 via eBay. With Christopher Queen Galleries, Duncans Mills, California, 2006.
Description: A sunset view along a creek with a few tall conifers silhouetted against the sky on the left. A snag leans away from the trees to the left and another snag lies on the ground below the trees. On the right side of the shallow and still creek stands a lone, slender snag. In the distance, a dark forest looms on the horizon, above which the sky is clear except for a few low, wispy, orange clouds. (From a color photograph.)
Note: In fall, 1999, an image of this painting was posted on the World-Wide Web site that displays the collection of Edan Milton Hughes (1935–2015). It was simultaneously offered for sale by california-art.com using the Hughes inventory number.
Identification: Title of unknown origin, as reported by Edan Milton Hughes. The smaller size was reported with the eBay offering; the larger size by Hughes. Christopher Queen Galleries confirms the smaller size.
Other title(s): [Russian River sunset] (Christopher Queen Galleries)
In index(es): Title list, mountain streams through a forest, Santa Cruz mountains, California

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