DARWIN WILLIAM DUNCAN 1905-2002 CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST. Painting measures 26x22 inches. Is marked #171 Warners Creek.

DARWIN WILLIAM DUNCAN 1905-2002 CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST. Painting measures 26x22 inches. Is marked #171 Warners Creek. Wonderful Piece! Highly collectible! ABOUT THE ARTIST: Darwin Wiliam Duncan was born in St. James, Minnesota on July 28, 1905. Duncan moved to California with his family at the age of 5. Primarily a plein air painter, he is known for his Southern California landscapes, Desert landscapes, and images of the High Sierra. He studied landscape painting with Edgar Payne and Sam Hyde Harris. He studied figure painting with Christian Von Schneidau. For 32 years Duncan was a draftsman for the Richfield Oil Company. For 16 years he taught painting at Orange Coast College and lectured widely throughout the Southwest, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Duncan lived in Ramona, California for many years. He died there on July 19, 2002. Duncan was a member of the Spectrum Club in Los Angeles, Desert Art Association (Desert Art Center), the Laguna Beach Art Association, and the Southland Art Association. His works are in collections worldwide. Duncan is listed in Davenport; Hughes, Artists In California: 1786-1940; California Watercolors: 1850-1970 (McClelland & Last); Who Was Who In American Art (Falk); The Artist`s Bluebook (Dunbier); Artists of Southern California, Volume II; Treasury of Living Art, 1965, 1970, 1975 (Desert Art ... read more