Palace of Fine Arts (San Francicsco) by Frederick B. Kress

Palace of Fine Arts (San Francicsco) by Frederick B. Kress

Palace of Fine Arts (San Francicsco)

Frederick B. Kress

Title

Palace of Fine Arts (San Francicsco)

 
Artist
Year
c. 1915  
Technique
oil painting on hardboard panel 
Image Size
6 x 7 7/8" panel 
Signature
lower right in red paint 
Edition Size
1 of 1 unique 
Annotations
titled in pencil of verso, numbered "186" 
Reference
Kress number 186 
Paper
painted on a thin hard board. 
State
 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
5423 
Price
$1,000.00 
Description
Trained by his father as a sign painter, Fred Kress studied at the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art with Maynard Dixon. He began working at Foster & Kleiser (sign painters) in 1915 and was the supervisor of the paint dept. He did not participate in art exhibitions after 1918.