Clarence Keiser Hinkle (1880-1960) Still Life w/ Oranges Watercolor c.1930s
Original watercolor on paper. Dimensions 17.5″ x 21.5″. The frame measures 25.5″ x 29.5″.
Signed in the lower right corner. Very good vintage condition.
An academy trained California painter of landscape, portrait, and still lifes, Clarence Hinkle experimented with a variety of styles and was part of a “Group of Eight” California artists who exhibited modernist work.
He was born in Auburn, California and grew up on a ranch near Sacramento. His first art instruction was at the nearby Crocker Art Gallery in Sacramento, and then, as a young man, he moved to San Francisco where he enrolled at the Mark Hopkins Institute and studied under Arthur Mathews.