William Clapp (California, Quebec / Canada, 1879 – 1954)
Double-sided oil on panel painting. Signed lower left. Clapp studied at the Montreal Art Association School with William Brymmer, the foremost teacher of the city, who, in turn, encouraged his students to study in Paris. Clapp’s good friend was Clarence Gagnon, who later became a well-known expatriate painter, and they took numerous plein-air painting trips together. He was a member of the California Art Club, the Oakland Art League, and the San Francisco Art Association. His works are held in numerous institutions including the Canadian National Gallery and the Oakland Museum.
Sight Size: 8.25 x 11.5 in.
Overall Size: 20.75 x 24.75 in.