24 October 2000
Joseph Kleitsch (1885-1931)
Diver's Cove, Laguna
signed 'Joseph Kleitsch' (lower right)--inscribed '"The West Coast" or Diver's Cove by Joseph Kleitsch/By Jos. Kleitsch/#706/Stendahl Galleries' on an original label affixed to the reverse
oil on canvasboard
87/8 x 10½ in. (22.6 x 26.7 cm.)
George Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, California.
David & Sons Fine Art, Laguna Beach, California.
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Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
A cheaper, quicker alternative to oil paint, pastel became the perfect medium for portraits of the middle class