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Gunnar Mauritz Widforss (1879-1934)

Gunnar Mauritz Widforss (1879-1934)

Market Street from Twin Peaks, San Francisco

signed 'Widforss' and dated '1925', lower left--watercolor and pencil on paper laid down on board
8¾ x 13¾in. (22 x 34.7cm.)
Dr. William Sawyer, San Francisco, California

Lot Essay

The present work depicts San Francisco from Twin Peaks looking up Market Street to the Ferry Building Tower, Yerba Buena Island with the Berkeley/Oakland hills in the distance. This image portrays San Francisco before the construction of the Bay Bridge.

W. Belknap, Gunnar Widforss, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1969, pp. 8-9, illus.

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