This is a rare and wonderful Antique Vintage Old Florida Plein Air Impressionist Seascape Painting, watercolor on watercolor board, by renowned mid-century California - Florida painter, Frank M. This piece is signed and dated: Frank M. Hamilton 1960 in the lower right corner.
Additionally, an artist's label on the verso titles this piece as: The Turtle Boat... A tan, shirtless man, holds a paddle in a nearby boat, commanding the attention of the viewer.This work likely dates to the 1950's - 1960's. Approximately 29 1/2 x 37 1/2 inches including frame. Actual artwork is approximately 22 x 30 inches.
Good condition for age, with some light paint loss to the canvas, and chipping, material loss and edge wear to the original period vintage frame please see photos. If you like what you see, I encourage you to send an Offer. Please check out my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks! 1930 - Kansas City, Missouri. 1999 - Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
Watercolor marine, structures and landscape painting, etching. Frank Moss Hamilton (1930 - 1999) was active/lived in California, Florida. Frank Hamilton is known for Watercolor marine, structures and landscape painting, etching.From Kansas City, Missouri, Frank Moss Hamilton became a noted watercolor painter in California, where he lived in Cambria. He was a teacher at the San Francisco Art Institute. Between the 1940s and 1970s, he had one-man exhibitions in Laguna Beach at the Festival of the Arts, winning first place awards 1963 to 65. He also exhibited in New York City, at Humboldt State College, the Franklin Mint Yearly Western Show where he won first prize in1972, and the Richmond Art Center. Hamilton was a member of the California Watercolor Society.
He studied at the University of Kansas and Stanford University, earning a degree in architecture. He also studied watercolor painting with Eliot O'Hara. Mantle Fielding's Dictionary of Painters, Sculptors & Engravers.
Frank Hamilton earned a degree in architecture and studied watercolor painting with Eliot O'Hara. From the 1940s through 1970, he exhibited his watercolors in one-man shows in Laguna Beach and New York City. Frank Moss Hamilton became a noted watercolor painter in California, where he lived in Cambria. "Work of Promising Young Artists Being Featured in Art Gallery, " Laguna Beach Post, October 4, 1951, page 4, says Frank Hamilton who hails from Balboa, is a student of architecture, initially at Stanford and now at Kansas University. His etchings have been exhibited in two national print shows at the Laguna Beach Art Gallery, and it was here two years ago that he got his start in watercolor as a student of Eliot O'Hara; but unlike so many of O'Hara's students he has broken away from the O'Hara technique and established in his watercolors and dry-brush paintings a quality of his own.
Glenn Opitz, Editor, Mantle Fielding's Dictionary of Painters, Sculptors & Engravers. Nancy Dustin Moure, Publications in California Art No. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "willsusa_utzeqm" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.Hamilton