Saturday, March 2, 2013

William Wendt, an American landscape painter (9)


I Lifted Mine Eyes to the Hills, 1912. Oil on Canvas.

Serenity, 1914. Oil on Canvas, (76.2 x 91.44 cm)

Saddleback Mountain, Mission Viejo, 1923
Oil on Canvas. 30 x 40 in (76 x 101 cm)


Reflections, 1927


Advancing Clouds, 1928


Evening Calm (1928)


Laguna Hills, 1928. Oil on Canvas. 25 x 30 in


Gentle Evening Bendeth (1938)


Autumn Sycamores. Oil on canvas, 40 x 50 in


Eucalyptus Trees and Bay

William Wendt (1865-1946) was an American landscape painter. He was called the "Dean of Southern California landscape painters."
Wendt was a founding member of the California Art Club, along with his wife Julia Bracken Wendt, and served as its president for six years.
Wendt built his studio in Laguna Beach, California. A Laguna street, Wendt Terrace, bears his name.