“PEBBLE BEACH” Oil on Board
Image 24w x 18h, in frame 30 1/2 x 24 1/2. Signed, dated and titled “Pebble Beach”. The image of a golden sunset with breaking waves against the rocks and a lone Cypress tree. Burgdorff’s original gallery sticker on back (a cypress in sillouette with his handwritten description- ”Sunset Cypress Trees 17 Mile Drive Pebble Beach California”). Beautifully framed. Painter, etcher, printmaker. (1883-1975) Studied at the Cleveland School of Art and in Paris. Made many trips to the Grand Canyon and the Hopi reservation where he derived much subject matter. Successful exhibitions of his work enabled him to travel about the world for 2 years.In 1920 he Built a home in Pebble Beach designed by Bernard Maybeck and lived there for the rest of his life. Best known for his many oils, pastels and watercolors of the Monterey Peninsula. His works are held in many museums.