1862-1937. Oil on Board. 14″h x 16″w in high quality original early frame. Image 6″h x 8″w. In his classic nocturnal style. Will Sparks paintings are in the collections of the Huntington Library and Crocker Museum. He studied in Paris where he was influenced by the Barbizon painters and Cezanne. He met Mark Twain and was inspired to go to California and made it his home.