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  • Sold Date: Aug 05, 2010
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up for bid is an Original 1940s watercolor & ink painting on paper signed & titled: ASHORE AT THE GOLDEN GATE....ALEC STERN......a well listed SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA Artist: ALEC [Alexander] STERN 1904-1994......very good condition, all original, matted & framed; measurements: the actual image size is 6 1/2" x 9 1/2";, outer frame size is 11" by 14"...buyer will pay $11.99 Postal Priority , USPS Mail, with insurance & tracking; I am selling this artwork with a 7 day guarantee on full customer satisfaction with the sale. Any questions I will answer to best of my ability. QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Alexander Stern Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For - 1904 (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
- 1994 California etching, architecture, landscape Methods
* Decorative/Ornamental Arts
* Drawing/Draftsmanship
* Printmaking/Graphic Design
* Etching
* Graphite/Pencil
* Realism/Representation
* Architecture/Buildings/Houses
* Landscape
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* California Before 1940
Some Exhibitions
* San Francisco Art Association
* California School of Fine Art-Student
* Columbia University-Art Student
* Early 20th Century Before 1950

Born in Bridgeport, CT on March 28, 1904. "Alec" Stern came to San Francisco with his family as an infant. He was raised t in Cow Hollow and was educated at Polytechnic High School. After graduating from Columbia University, he returned to California and entered the CSFA. He worked his way through school as a riveter in shipyards and playing in a dance band. Stern was a member of the art department of the San Francisco Chronicle for eight years. During 1935-44 he worked in NYC on art commissions. Upon returning to California, he established a studio-home and printing plant in San Mateo w he produced Christmas cards, etchings, and prints. Stern died in San Francisco on Nov. 10, 1994. Exh: SFAA, 1924-25; Peninsula AA; Chicago and Philadelphia Societies of Etchers (many awards). In: MM; NY Public Library