This 1930-60s watercolor portrait of a man in a trenchcoat and fedora is by California artist Forrest Hibbits (1905-1996). Hibbits graduated from the California College of Arts and Crafts. He exhibited at SFMOMA, the de Young Museum, the Oakland Museum of Art, and the Legion of Honor. Hibbits worked as a commercial artist at Patterson & Sullivan, a San Francisco ad agency in the 1920s-1930s.
1930-60s Watercolor on Paper 14"x16" framed, 7"x9.5" unframed
Signed lower right. Framed in a vintage wood frame with a thick face and black finish using clear spacers behind clear conservation glass.