Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Ethereal Lights, Electric Fountain; Beverly Hills

  • Oil on panel
  • 40" x 30", artwork
  • 51" x 41", framed
  • Contemporary
  • $25,000

Provenance
Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the artist.

Artist Statement
"As a young boy, my father often took me to the electric fountain on the corner of Santa Monica and Wilshire Boulevards in Beverly Hills at night. I was captivated by seeing the colored lights change on the 6-foot sculpture of the kneeling Gabrielinio Tongva tribesman in prayer. The changing lights in the pool and on the bas-relief at the base of the column added to the visual experience. The fountain was installed in 1931 and restored in 2016. As a former president of the California Art Club, I was happy to find out that the sculpture and bas-relief were created by Robert Merrill Gage who became the thirteenth president of the California Art Club in 1932."
– Peter Adams

Exhibited
California Art Club's 111th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition at Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, California, July 17 - September 11, 2022

Published
Catalogue, California Art Club's 111th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition at Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, California, 2022

Fine Art Connoisseur magazine, August 2022, pg. 25


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