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Jon Blanchette
Roadside Eucalyptus, Vertical Landscape

1960

$1,600
$2,15025% Off

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Gorgeous vertical California plein air painting of a Eucalyptus tree towering over a row of mailboxes by Jon Blanchette (American, 1908-1987).Unframed. Condition: Restoration work done to canvas tear; relaid onto masonite. Signed "Jon Blanchette" lower left. Image, 40" H x 13.5" W. Jon Blanchette was born in Somerset, England on March 29, 1908. He immigrated to Battle Creek, Michigan in 1918. Artistically inclined at age six, he later studied at the Pittsburgh Art Institute. In 1932 he and his wife Jean moved to Los Angeles where he painted, did architectural design, interior decorating, and stage sets for Fox Studios. In 1948 he abandoned commercial work and settled in Aptos (Seacliff Beach), California where he painted fine art and taught privately. During the summers of 1965-75 he held workshops in Mendocino. A romantic realist, he was primarily an oil painter but was also proficient with pen & ink, watercolor, and silk screen. Provenance: Estate of Jon Blanchette, Seacliff Beach, California.

Details

  • Creator
  • Creation Year
    1960
  • Dimensions
    Height: 40 in. (101.6 cm)Width: 13.5 in. (34.29 cm)Depth: .33 in. (8.39 mm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    canvas tear repaired;canvas laid down on heavy stock artists cardboard.
  • Gallery Location
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: JT-D42081stDibs: LU5421015933

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About Jon Blanchette (Artist)

Jon Blanchette was born in Somerset, England, in 1908. He immigrated to Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1918. Artistically inclined at age six, he later studied at the Pittsburgh Art Institute, where he received his BA. In 1932, Blanchette moved to Los Angeles, where he painted, did the architectural design, interior decorating and stage sets for Fox Studios. In 1948, he settled in Aptos, California, where he painted fine art and taught privately. During the summers of 1965–75, Blanchette held workshops in Mendocino. A romantic realist, he was primarily an oil painter but was also proficient with pen & ink, watercolor, and silkscreen. Blanchette died in Aptos in 1987. He had a membership for the Santa Cruz Art League and Marin County Artists. Blanchette exhibited at Santa Cruz Women's Club, 1959, and stood first in the Santa Cruz County Art Competition, Aptos Art Center, 1965.


(Biography provided by Robert Azensky Fine Art)
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