Laguna Seascape II
Artwork: Laguna Seascape II
Size: canvas: 60 x 75 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed and dated lower right; signed and titled canvas stretcher bar verso; retains Pasadena Art Institute exhibition label verso
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private Collection, Claremont, California (acquired directly from the artist); Thence by descent
Exhibition history: "Karl Benjamin–Paintings," Pasadena Art Institute, Pasadena, July 30-October 5, 1954; "Close Values: The Legacy of Karl Benjamin," Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Walnut, September 22-December 8, 2016

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Date: 2020-10-18
Lot Number: 73
Notes: Louis Stern has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It will be included in the catalogue raisonné of the paintings, currently being compiled by Beth Benjamin and Louis Stern Fine Arts.