San Juan Bautista by Rowena Meeks F. Abdy

San Juan Bautista by Rowena Meeks F. Abdy

San Juan Bautista

Rowena Meeks F. Abdy

Title

San Juan Bautista

 
Artist
Year
1925  
Technique
charcoal drawing 
Image Size
18 3/4 x 24 5/8"  
Signature
signed within image, lower left 
Edition Size
1 of 1 unique 
Annotations
pencil: "Exhibited Chicago Art Institute 1925/Arizona State Fair, 1925.—" in lower right 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white laid paper with Michallet France watermark 
State
 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
PMJ266 
Price
$5,000.00 
Description
This charcoal drawing by Roweena Weeks Abdy is of a farm in the California community of San Juan Bautista, California, which built up around the mission of the same name. The mission was the 15th of the 21 California missions, opened in 1797. The city was incorporated in 1869. This drawing was exhibited in 1925 at the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Arizona State Fair.