This original painting was produced by well-known graphic artist and painter John Leonard Checkley (1922 – 1991), some time in 1960s -1970s. In this acrylic on canvas work, you can see the Golden Gate Bridge from the. Side of San Francisco Bay toward the city of San Francisco in birdeye view. This is a large painting measures 30 1/4″ x 24 1/4″ including the frame and is 1 1/2 deep. This painting has a thin brass frame and is not behind glass. There are no condition issues with the painting; it is in excellent condition. The painting is signed in the lower right. Please see photos for details. Enjoy more photos of this and our other items at. Between the bridge supports you can see the San Francisco skyline. There are the landmarks like the Coit Tower, the. Trans-America Pyramid building and the financial district, large open green area of the Presidio, as well as the Oakland Bay Bridge and rolling hills of Alameda county in the background. Sailboats can be seen heading to and fro while chasing the wind. Painted in the 1960s -1970s, you can see what the city of San Francisco skyline looked like before Silicon Valley and. The painting was done on an overcast day that turned the bay water an aquamarine color of various shades. John Checkley was born in New Zealand, and studied St. Andrews College in Scotland before the outbreak of World War II. After serving his country for 3 years. In the Pacific theater. John moved to New York City. It was there he had a successful. As a graphic artist at a leading advertising company. In 1955 John traveled west when he was invited to create covers for the. Not long after the artist moved to California, he began teaching art classes on station KQED, the # 1 station nationally in educational television. Eventually he retired with his wife to a converted houseboat moored in Sausalito, Ca. The otherside of the Golden Gate Bridge. John spent many years there working on his paintings and sketches. This painting captures John’s personal style with acrylics that has been highly regarded for decades. His mid-20th century impressionist style captures the. In a refreshing and unique style. Checkley’s work hangs in numerous museums and in private collections around the world. This is a rare chance to own a John Checkley mid-century classic work featuring the 1960s skyline of San. Floating between the towering red spans of the. This painting, with its beautiful aquamarine water set against the red bridge, will bring you enjoyment for many years to come! This John Leonard Checkley painting of the. The painting is described as objectively as possible. If an item has a scratch or ding, I will tell you. All pictures are of item to be sent. Please inquire if you have any questions concerning an item. For more mind-boggling deals on. The item “John Leonard Checkley Painting Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco Skyline” is in sale since Saturday, July 11, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Postcards\US States, Cities & Towns\California”. The seller is “eastonattics” and is located in Easton, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Ukraine, Cayman islands.
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