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Glacier Point,Yosemite Valley
1966 Graphite



Olof Dahlstrand

This monochromatic 1966 graphite tree scene entitled Glacier Point,Yosemite Valley, is by Olof Dahlstrand (1916-2014) who joined Carmel Art Association in 1984. Dahlstrand (1916-2014) received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University in 1939. He is considered a canonical figure in the conception and execution of significant works of the golden age of California Modernism. As a fine artist, he drew and painted throughout his life and then continuously after he retired in 1984. Exhibition highlights include: Milwaukee Art Institute, San Francisco Museum of Art, and the Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art. He joined the Carmel Art Association in 1984. He was also a member of the Board of Trustees for Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art. An avid outdoorsman and explorer of rural California, much of his work skillfully captures the natural beauty of the West Coast with a stunning sense of realism and accuracy. Late in life he turned to abstraction, and his compositions reflect an architect’s interest in geometry and order.

Graphite on Paper
19.75"x16.5"framed, 14"x11"unframed 

Signed on the lower right. Date, title and award on back.

Framed in a vintage wood frame with ornate carvings and hand painted gold and green details using 8-ply archival matting behind conservation clear glass. Excellent vintage condition.